Burcombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: South Burcombe

Other places in the parish include: North Burcombe and Ditchampton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1682
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1612; 1623

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BURCOMBE, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, adjacent to the Salisbury and Yeovil railway, 1½ mile W of Wilton. It includes the tything of North Burcombe, and is itself sometimes called South Burcombe; and its post town is Wilton, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,450. Rated property, £1,857. Pop., 374. Houses, 85. The property is divided among a few.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £52. Patron, St. John’s Hospital, Wilton. The church is so old as to have traces of Saxon; and was restored and enlarged in 1860.

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

Parish Records


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

England, Wiltshire, Burcombe – Church records ( 1 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Burcombe, 1612-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Burcombe (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Burcombe – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Burcombe, Wiltshire 1780-1833
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Wilton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wilton
  • Poor Law Union: Wilton
  • Hundred: Cawden and Cadworth
  • Province: Canterbury

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