Fugglestone, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Fugglestone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. Bemerton is a chapelry of Fugglestone.

Other places in the parish include: Quidhampton.

Alternative names: Foylstone, Fugglestone St Peter, Fugglestone with Bemerton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1568
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611; 1622-1629; 1666

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FUGGLESTONE-ST. PETER-popularly Foylstone -a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on the river Wiley, and on the Salisbury and Exeter railway, in the eastern vicinity of Wilton. It includes Bemerton chapelry and Quidhampton tything; and its post town is Wilton, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,684. Rated property, £2,614. Pop., 609. Houses, 136. The property is divided among a few. Some early monastery or monastic hospital is thought to have existed here, and to have been the burial-place of King Ethelred in 827; and a lepers’ hospital, perhaps on the site of the previous edifice, was founded by Adelicia the queen of Henry I.; and the chapel of this still stands, and has been converted into dwellings for the poor. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Bemerton, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £482. Patron, the Earl of Pembroke. The church is good. Two hospitals, called St. Giles and St. Mary Magdalene’s, for maintaining poor old persons, have £210 a year.

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

Parish Registers

Fugglestone with Bemerton Wiltshire Marriages 1608 to 1837 - View Online

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Fugglestone-St. Peter, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Fugglestone-St. Peter, 1611-1879 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fugglestone-St. Peter

Marriages at Fuggleston St. Peter with Bemerton, 1608-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fugglestone-St. Peter; Church of England. Chapelry of Bemerton (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Bemerton, 1657-1927 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Bemerton (Wiltshire)

Parish registers with Bemerton and Quidhampton, 1568-1974 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fugglestone-St. Peter; Church of England. Chapelry of Bemerton (Wiltshire); Church of England. Chapelry of Quidhampton

Cemeteries

Monumental inscriptions, Wilton and Fugglestone, Wiltshire, England : 1625-1900

Manors

Survey of Mr. Puxton’s farm in Fugglestone-St. Peter, Wiltshire, 17th century Author: Manor of Fugglestone-St. Peter (Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Fugglestone-St. Peter, 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: Wilton
  • Poor Law Union: Wilton
  • Hundred: Branch and Dole
  • Province: Canterbury