East Kennett Wiltshire Family History Guide

East Kennett is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: East Kennet, East Kennett, East Kynett

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers:
  • Bishop’s Transcripts:

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Stanton St Bernard
  • Alton Barnes
  • Alton Priors
  • Overton
  • All Cannings
  • Avebury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KENNET (EAST), a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; on the river Kennet, near its source, 4½ miles N of Woodborough r. station, and 5 WSW of Marlborough, Post town, Marlborough. Acres, 808. Real property, with East and West Kennet, £2,228. Pop., 78. Houses, 20. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £113. Patron, R. Mathews, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1864, on the site of the previous one; and is in the early English style.

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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