Broad Town is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Wiltshire, created in 1846 from a chapelry in Clyffe Pypard Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin:
* Parish registers: 1847
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1847
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
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Parishes adjacent to Broad Town
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BROAD-TOWN, a hamlet in Broad-Hinton parish, and a chapelry in Broad-Hinton and Cliffe-Pypard parishes, Wilts. The hamlet lies 1¼ mile NW of Broad-Hinton village, and 3 SE of Wootton-Basset r. station.
The chapelry includes the hamlet; and was constituted in 1846. Post Town, Broad-Hinton, under Swindon. Pop., 473. Houses, 98.
The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £100. Patrons, the Vicars of Broad-Hinton and Cliffe-Pypard alternately.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
England, Wiltshire, Broad-Town – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Broad-Town, 1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office
England, Wiltshire, Broad-Town – Church records ( 1 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Broad-Town, 1847-1880
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Broad-Town (Wiltshire)
England, Wiltshire, Broad-Town – History ( 1 )
Notes on Clyffe Pypard and Broad Town
Author: Goddard, Francis, 1814-1893; Goddard, Edward H. (Edward Hungerford)
England, Wiltshire, Broad-Town – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Manor court rolls in Broad-Town, Wiltshire, 1587-1614
Author: Manor of Broad-Town. Court (Wiltshire)
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- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Marlborough
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Avebury
- Poor Law Union: Cricklade and Wootton Bassett
- Hundred: Kingsbridge
- Province: Canterbury