Hinton Parva is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Little Hinton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605; 1619

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HINTON (LITTLE), or HITON-PARVA, a parish in Highworth district, Wilts; near the boundary with Berks and near the Ridge way, 3 miles S of Shrivenham r. station, and 5 E of Swindon. It has a post-office under Shrivenham. Acres, 1,815. Real property, £3,604. Pop. in 1851, 354; in 1861, 298. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £444. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is partly transition Norman, partly decorated English; and was restored in 1861. Charities £35.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Little Hinton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Little Hinton, 1605-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Hinton (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Little Hinton, 1648-1946 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Hinton (Wiltshire)

Baptisms from parish records and bishop’s transcripts Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Out relief from the board of guardians’ minutes of Highworth & Swindon Union, 1842-1879 Author: Hurley, Beryl; Hassell, Margory; Highworth and Swindon Union (Wiltshire); Wiltshire Family History Society

Poor law records, 1866-1914 Author: Highworth and Swindon Union (Wiltshire)


Land tax assessments in Little Hinton, Wiltshire 1780-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Highworth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Cricklade
  • Poor Law Union: Highworth and Swindon
  • Hundred: Elstub and Everleigh
  • Province: Canterbury

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