Fifield Bavant, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Fifield Bavant is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Fifield Brabant

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1696
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1622

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FIFIELD-BAVANT, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, 4½ miles S by W of Dinton r. station, and 6¾ SW of Wilton. Post town, Broad Chalk, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,145. Real property, with Ebbesbourne-Wake, £3,129. Rated property of F. -B. alone, £763. Pop., 33. Houses, 6. The property is divided between two. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £170. Patron, the Marquis of Bath. The church was recently in disrepair.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Fifield-Bavant, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Fifield-Bavant, 1622-1879 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fifield-Bavant (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Fifield-Bavant, 1696-1922 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fifield-Bavant (Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Fifield-Bavant, Wiltshire 1780-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Wilton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Chalke
  • Poor Law Union: Wilton
  • Hundred: Chalk
  • Province: Canterbury