Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church: St. Nicholas

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1674
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1579

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Berwick Bassett

  • Hilmarton
  • Preshute
  • Yatesbury
  • Winterbourne Monkton
  • Winterbourne Bassett
  • Fyfield
  • Clyffe Pypard

Historical Descriptions of Berwick Bassett

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BERWICK-BASSETT, a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; 6 miles S by E of Wootton-Bassett r. station, and 6½ NW of Marlborough. Post Town, Winterbourne-Bassett, under Swindon. Acres, 1,388. Real property, £1,643. Pop., 171. Houses, 33. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united in 1866 with Winterbourne-Monkton, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of S.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Marlborough
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Treasurer of Salisbury in the Prebendal of Calne
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Avebury
Poor Law Union: Marlborough
Hundred: Calne
Province: Canterbury

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