Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Collingbourne Ducis

Historical Descriptions

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].


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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 Collingbourne Ducis Wiltshire Marriages 1654-1837 - View Online

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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