Broad Blunsdon is a chapelry of Highworth with Sevenhampton Ancient Parish in Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Bury Blunsdon

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1679
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1585

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Broad Blunsdon

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BLUNSDON (Broad), a chapelry in Highworth parish, Wilts; 3½ miles SE of Cricklade, and 4 N of Swindon r. station.

It includes the tything of Bury-Blunsdon; and has a post office under Swindon. Acres, 2,260. Rated property, £2,194. Pop., 806. Houses, 198. The property is divided among a few.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is good.

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

Parish Records

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England, Wiltshire, Broad Blunsdon – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Broad Blunsdon, 1585-1859
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Broad Blunsdon (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Broad Blunsdon, 1680-1990
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Broad Blunsdon (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Broad Blunsdon – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1623-1667
Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Highworth)

England, Wiltshire, Broad Blunsdon – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Out relief from the board of guardians’ minutes of Highworth & Swindon Union, 1842-1879
Author: Hurley, Beryl; Hassell, Margory; Highworth and Swindon Union (Wiltshire); Wiltshire Family History Society

England, Wiltshire, Broad Blunsdon – Probate records ( 1 )
Probate records, 1623-1775
Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Highworth)

England, Wiltshire, Broad Blunsdon – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, 1780-1884
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

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Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Highworth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Highworth
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Cricklade
  • Poor Law Union: Highworth and Swindon
  • Hundred: Highworth, Cricklade and Staple
  • Province: Canterbury

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