Fyfield, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Fyfield is a chapelry of Overton Ancient Parish in Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Lockeridge and West Overton.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1732
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FYFIELD, a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; 2¾ miles WS W of Marlborough r. station, and 11 S by W of Swindon. Post town, Marlborough. Acres, with West Overton township, Lockeridge tything, and Overton Heath and Clatford Park extra-parochial tracts, 5,400. Real property, with West Overton, East Overton, and Lockeridge, £6,156. Pop. of F. alone, 200. Houses, 30. Fyfield House is the seat of the Penrud-docks. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Overton, in the diocese of Salisbury.

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 Fyfield, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Fyfield, 1605-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fyfield (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1605-1907 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Overton (Wiltshire); Carter, Barbara J.; Carter, Reginald

Parish registers for Fyfield, 1695-1969 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Fyfield (Wiltshire)

Parish register printouts of Fyfield, Wiltshire, England ; christenings, 1813-1878 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Fyfield, Wiltshire, England ; marriages, 1813-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Civil Registration

Notices of marriage, 1838-1911 Author: Great Britain. Superintendent Registrar (District of Marlborough)

Court Records

Manor court rolls in Fyfield, Wiltshire, 1668-1725 Author: Manor of Fyfield. Court (Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Fyfield, Wiltshire 1780-1884 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Marlborough
  • Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Avebury
  • Poor Law Union: Marlborough
  • Hundred: Elstub and Everleigh
  • Province: Canterbury