Collingbourne Ducis is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLLINGBOURNE-DUCIS, a village and a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts. The village stands on an affluent of the river Avon, 2½ miles NW by N of Ludgers-hall, and 7½ S by E of Savernake r. station; and has a post-office under Marlborough, and a fair on 11 Dec.

The parish comprises 3,381 acres. Real property, with Everleigh, £6,141. Pop., 564. Houses, 113. The property is divided among a few.

The manor belonged to the duchy of Lancaster, whence the name Ducis; and passed to the Seymours. Collingbourne Heath and Collingbourne Wood lie east of the village.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £716. Patron, the Marquis of Ailesbury. The church is ancient but tolerable; and has a tower said to have been built for a dovecot.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

COLLINGBOURN-DUCIS (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Pewsey, hundred of Elstub and Everley, Everley and Pewsey, and S. divisions of Wilts, 9 miles (S. E.) from Pewsey; containing 518 inhabitants.

This place was formerly part of the duchy of Lancaster, from which it acquired the adjunct to its name; Henry VIII. alienated it to the Earl of Hertford, afterwards Duke of Somerset, and Protector of England, upon whose attainder it reverted to the crown, and was granted by Queen Elizabeth to Edward, Earl of Hertford.

The parish is on the road between Andover and Marlborough, and comprises by measurement 3241 acres, the soil of which is generally of a light clayey nature; the surface is varied, rising in several parts into hills of considerable elevation, and the village, situated on a plain, is watered by a small rivulet.

The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £16. 6. 8., and in the gift of the Marquess of Ailesbury: the tithes have been commuted for £626, and the glebe contains about 58 acres, with a glebe-house.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Bankrupts

Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Gooden Robert, Collingbourne, Wiltshire, maltster, Dec. 4, 1829.

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Parish Records

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England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions in the churchyard of St. Andrews Collingbourn[e] Ducis, Wiltshire, England

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Census ( 2 )
Census returns for Collingbourne-Ducis, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

Collingbourne Ducis : alternative censuses 1851 & 1861 and a census of the poor 1845
Author: Hurley, Beryl; Dolan, Joyce

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Collingbourne-Ducis, 1605-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Collingbourne-Ducis (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Collingbourne Ducis, 1654-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Collingbourne-Ducis (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Collingbourne-Ducis, 1653-1959
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Collingbourne-Ducis (Wiltshire)

Parish registers, Collingbourne Ducie, Wiltshire, England
Author: Wardell, Vernal G.

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Court records ( 1 )
Court and visitation papers, 1623-1640
Author: Church of England. Peculiar Court (Savernake Forest)

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Genealogy ( 1 )
Collingbourne Ducis families : in the 19th Century
Author: Hodgson, John Dryden

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Manors ( 1 )
Estate survey in Collingborne, Wiltshire, 1706-1776
Author: Manor of Collingbourne-Ducis (Wiltshire); Manor of Collingbourne-Kingston (Wiltshire); Manor of Shalbourn (Wiltshire); Selkley (Wiltshire : Hundred)

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Manors – Court records ( 2 )
Manor court rolls in Collingbourne-Ducis, Wiltshire, 1572
Author: Manor of Collingbourne-Ducis. Court (Wiltshire)

Manor court rolls in Savernake, Wiltshire, 1676-1851
Author: Manor of Savernake. Court (Wiltshire); Manor of Collingbourne-Ducis. Court (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Overseers of the poor account and miscellaneous parish records 1770- 1895, Collingbourne-Ducis, Wiltshire
Author: Collingbourne-Ducis (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Probate records – Indexes ( 1 )
Index to wills, 1639-1799
Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Lord Warden of Savernake Forest)

England, Wiltshire, Collingbourne-Ducis – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Collingbourne-Ducis, Wiltshire 1780-1831
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 Bishop of Salisbury (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Marlborough
  • Poor Law Union: Pewsey
  • Hundred: Elstub and Everleigh
  • Province: Canterbury

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