Foxley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1713
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FOXLEY, a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; on Akeman-street, near the boundary with Gloucester, 3 miles WSW of Malmsbury, and 8 N by W of Chippenham r. station. Post town, Malmsbury, under Chippenham. Acres, 750. Real property, with Bremilham and Westport, £6,335. Pop., 65. Houses, 14. The manor belonged to the Berkeleys; passed to the Ayliffes and the Foxes; and gave the title of Baron Foxley to Lord Holland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £261. Patron, Lady Holland. The church is ancient, and contains some old monuments.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Malmesbury
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
- Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
- Poor Law Union: Malmesbury
- Hundred: Malmesbury
- Province: Canterbury