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