Latton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: St. John the Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1576
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Latton

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LATTON, a parish, with a village, in Cricklade district, Wilts; on the Thames and Severn canal, adjacent to Gloucestershire, 1½ mile N by W of Cricklade, and 5 N of Purton r. station. Post-town, Cricklade. Acres, 1,680. Real property, with Eisey and Water-Eaton, £7,248. Rated property of L. alone, £2,000. Pop., 308. Houses, 67. The property belongs to the Earl of St. Germans.

A Roman pavement was discovered in 1670, but no trace of it now exists; and there is a very ancient stone cross.

The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Eisey, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300. Patron, the Earl of St. Germans. The church, which retains two of its original Norman arches, has a tower of Norman architecture, and was recently restored. There is a national school.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

LATTON (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Cricklade and Wootton-Basset, hundred of Highworth, Cricklade, and Staple, Cricklade and N. divisions of Wilts, 1½ mile (N. W. by N.) from Cricklade; containing 379 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with that of Eisey annexed, valued in the king’s books at £9. 3. 4.; net income, £380; patron and impropriator, the Earl of St. Germans: the tithes were commuted for land and corn-rents in 1801. The church is a neat structure. A tessellated pavement was discovered in 1670.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Registers

Latton Marriages 1578 to 1837

Parish Records

FamilySearch

England, Wiltshire, Latton – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Latton, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Wiltshire, Latton – Church history ( 1 )
Omnia Bene
Author: Townsend, John

England, Wiltshire, Latton – Church records ( 5 )
The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Latton, baptisms, 1576-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Latton (Wiltshire); Hassell, Margory; Wiltshire Family History Society

The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Latton, burials, 1578-1837
Author: Hassell, Margory; Wiltshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Latton (Wiltshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Latton, 1603-1864
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Latton (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Latton, 1578-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Latton (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Latton, 1576-1975
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Latton (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Latton – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Manor court rolls in Latton, Wiltshire, 1584-1656
Author: Manor of Latton. Court (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Latton – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Latton, Wiltshire 1750-1881
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Cricklade
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Cricklade
  • Poor Law Union: Cricklade and Wootton Bassett
  • Hundred: Highworth, Cricklade and Staple
  • Province: Canterbury

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