Fisherton Delamere, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Fisherton Delamere is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Bapton.

Alternative names: Fisherton de la Mare, Fisherton de la Mere

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605; 1608; 1622

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FISHERTON-DE-LA-MERE, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on the river Wiley, adjacent to the Somerset and Weymouth railway, near Wiley r. station, 8½ miles NW by W of Wilton. It includes Bapton hamlet; and its post town is Codford-St. Mary, under Bath. Acres, 2,861 Rated property, £2,785. Pop., 333. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the De la Meres of Nunnery Castle, in Somerset; and Fisherton House, now the seat of John Davis, Esq., is thought to occupy the site of their mansion. The parish is a meet for the South Wilts hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £135. Patron, John Davis, Esq. The church was mainly rebuilt in 1833, and has a tower.

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 Fisherton-De-La-Mere, 1841-1891

Church Records

The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Fisherton Delamere : baptisms and burials 1561-1837 Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

Bishop’s transcripts for Fisherton-De-La-Mere, 1605-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fisherton-De-La-Mere (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1800-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fisherton-De-La-Mere (Wiltshire); Bristol & Avon Family History Society

Parish registers for Fisherton-De-La-Mere, 1561-1895 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fisherton-De-La-Mere (Wiltshire)

Court Records

Court book of Itchen-Stoke and other manors in Hampshire, Dorset & Wiltshire, 1662 Author: Manor of Itchin-Stoke. Court (Hampshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Fisherton-De-La-Mere, Wiltshire 1773-1831 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: Wylye
  • Poor Law Union: Wilton
  • Hundred: Warminster
  • Province: Canterbury