Heywood is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Wiltshire, created in 1849 from chapelry in Westbury Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Hawkeridge.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1849
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1849
Nonconformists include: Independent Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HEYWOOD, a chapelry in Westbury parish, Wilts; near the Somerset and Weymouth railway, and near Salisbury plain and the boundary with Somerset, 1 mile N of Westbury. It was constituted in 1849; and its post town is Westbury. Rated property, £3,179. Pop. 516. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. Heywood House was built by the Leys, in the time of James I.; and passed to the Phippses. There is a mineral spring. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £300. Patron, H. G. G. Ludlow, Esq. The church is very good..
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Westbury
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Wylye
- Poor Law Union: Westbury and Whorwellsdown
- Hundred: Westbury (Wiltshire)
- Province: Canterbury