Brinkworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Other places in the parish include: Grittenham and Barnes Green.
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St Michael and All Angels
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1572
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Society of Friends/Quaker.
Parishes adjacent to Brinkworth
- Lydiard Millicent
- Lydiard Tregoz
- Lea and Cleverton
- Wootton Bassett
- Little Somerford
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BRINKWORTH, a village and a parish in Malmesbury district, Wilts. The village stands on a headstream of the Avon, 3½ miles WNW of Wootton-Basset r. station, and 5½ ESE of Malmesbury; and it has a post office under Chippenham, and is a polling-place. The parish includes also the tything of Grittenham. Acres, 5,464. Real property, £10,618. Pop., 1,273. Houses, 280. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £808. Patron, Pembroke College, Oxford. The church is early English, with a square tower; and there are an Independent chapel, and charities £26. Crisp, the antinomian, was rector.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Malmesbury
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
- Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
- Poor Law Union: Malmesbury
- Hundred: Malmesbury
- Province: Canterbury