Brixton Deverill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606; 1608; 1622

Nonconformists include: Independent Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Brixton Deverill

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRIXTON-DEVERILL, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on a headstream of the river Wiley, and on the Roman road to Salisbury, 5 miles S of Warminster r. station. Post Town, Longbridge-Deverill, under Warminster. Acres, 2,450. Real property, £2,076. Pop., 225. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. Alfred halted here a night on his march against the Danes. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £480. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church was repaired in 1862.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages Out of Parish

Details Place of Marriage
Richard Randal, of Brixton Deveril, & Mary Ball 13 Apr. 1702 Mere
Thomas Roffe & Sarah Gilbert, of Brixston Deveril 26 Dec. 1719 Mere

Parish Records


England, Wiltshire, Brixton-Deverill – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Brixton-Deverill, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Wiltshire, Brixton-Deverill – Church records ( 4 )
Baptisms of 13 parishes, Mere and S.W. Wiltshire
Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

Bishop’s transcripts for Brixton-Deverill, 1606-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Brixton-Deverill (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1655-1838
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Brixton-Deverill (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Brixton-Deverill, 1653-1980
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Brixton-Deverill (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Brixton-Deverill – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Brixton-Deverill, Wiltshire 1773-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Warminster
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wylye
  • Poor Law Union: Warminster
  • Hundred: Heytesbury
  • Province: Canterbury

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