Cheverell Magna, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Cheverell Magna is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Great Cheverell

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1622

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Adjacent Parishes

  • Little Cheverell
  • Imber
  • Erlestoke
  • Potterne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHEVERELL (Great), a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; 2½ miles W by N of Market-Lavington, and 5½ SSW of Devizes r. station. It has a post office under Devizes. Acres, 1,840. Real property, £3,197. Pop., 561. Houses, 121. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Heytesbury hospital. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £353. Patron, the Rev. R. M. Atkinson. The church was reported in 1859 to need repairs. Charities, £15.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Devizes
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Potterne
Poor Law Union: Devizes
Hundred: Swanborough (Wiltshire)
Province: Canterbury