Buttermere Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1720
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Vernhams Dean
  • Tidcombe and Fosbury
  • Ham
  • Inkpen
  • Shalbourne
  • Combe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUTTERMERE, a parish in the district of Hungerford, and county of Wilts; 4¾ miles S of Hungerford r. station. Post Town, Shalbourn, under Hungerford. Acres, 1,502. Real property, £906. Pop., 12 8. Houses, 26. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £229. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester.

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

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County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Hungerford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Marlborough
Poor Law Union: Hungerford
Hundred: Kinwardstone
Province: Canterbury