Burbage is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1585

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BURBAGE, a village and a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts. The village stands near the Kennet and Avon canal, and near the Reading and Devizes railway, in the neighbourhood of Savernake r. station, 6½ miles SSE of Marlborough; is a straggling picturesque place; and has a post-office under Marlborough.

The parish comprises 3,283 acres. Real property, £5,813. Pop., 1,603. Houses, 323. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £363. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury.

The church is an edifice of 1854, with an old tower; and has two memorial windows, the one to Bishop Denison, the other to four natives who fell in the Crimean war. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £101.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BURBAGE (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Pewsey, hundred of Kinwardstone, Marlborough and Ramsbury, and S. divisions of Wilts, 4¾ miles (E. by N.) from Pewsey; containing 1455 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king’s books at £7. 3. 1½.; net income, £257; patron, the Prebendary of Hurstborne and Burbage in the Cathedral of Salisbury.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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

England, Wiltshire, Burbage – Church records ( 5 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Burbage, 1585-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Burbage (Wiltshire)

Hungerford, Marlborough & Wantage : Wesleyan Methodist Circuits historic roll 1899-1904
Author: EurekA Partnership

Parish register transcripts, 1561-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Burbage (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Burbage, 1561-1694
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Burbage (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Burbage, 1561-1910
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Burbage (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Burbage – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1581-1689
Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Hurstbourne, Hampshire and Burbage, Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Burbage – Manors ( 1 )
Estate survey in Burbage Savage, Wiltshire, 1760
Author: Manor of Burbage Savage (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Burbage – Probate records ( 2 )
Original wills, 1635-1856; index to wills, 1635-1799
Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Hurstbourne, Hampshire and Burbage, Wiltshire)

Probate records, 1635-1815
Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Hurstbourne, Hampshire and Burbage, Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Burbage – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Burbage, Wiltshire 1780-1881
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

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Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Pewsey
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Hurstbourne and Burbage
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Marlborough
  • Poor Law Union: Pewsey
  • Hundred: Kinwardstone
  • Province: Canterbury

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