Hill Deverill, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1648
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1587

Nonconformists include:

Children attended the school at Longbridge Deverill

Parishes adjacent to Hill Deverill

  • Maiden Bradley
  • Horningsham
  • Selwood
  • Longbridge Deverill with Crockerton
  • Warminster Christ Church
  • Brixton Deverill

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DEVERILL-HILL, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on the Deverill rivulet, 3½ miles S of Warminster town and r. station. Post town, Deverill-Longbridge, under Warminster. Acres, 1,420. Real property, £1,792. Pop., 149. Houses, 29. The property is divided between two. The Ludlows were some time seated here; and General Ludlow was born in the vicinity. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £76. Patron, the Prebendary thereof. The church has a fine old monument of one of the Ludlows; and is very good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records


Kelly's Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Warminster
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Wylye
Poor Law Union: Warminster
Hundred: Heytesbury
Province: Canterbury