Draycot Foliat Wiltshire Family History Guide

Draycot Foliat is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Draycot Foliatt, Draycott Foliatt

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1813
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Chiseldon
  • Ogbourne St George

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DRAYCOTT-FOLIATT, a parish in Highworth district, Wilts; 4½ miles SSE of Swindon, and 5½ SSE of Swindon r. station. Post town, Chisledon, under Swindon. Acres, 702. Real property, £1,075. Pop., 27. Houses, 5. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £165. Patron, A. Goddart, Esq. There is no church. Bishop Buckeridge, the writer against Bellarmine, was a native.

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: Highworth
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Marlborough
Poor Law Union: Highworth and Swindon
Hundred: Kingsbridge
Province: Canterbury