Little Somerford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: St. John the Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1708
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Little Somerford

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SOMERFORD (Little), a parish, with a village, in Malmsbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 7 miles WNW of Wootton-Bassett r. station. It has a post-office under Chippenham. Acres, 1,392. Rated property, £2,414. Pop., 335. Houses, 74. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £241. Patron, the Rev. H. Wightwick. The church is ancient but good.

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

Parish Registers

Little Somerford Marriages 1708 to 1812

Parish Records

FamilySearch

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

England, Wiltshire, Little Somerford – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Little Somerford, 1605-1860
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Somerford (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Little Somerford, 1708-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Somerford (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Little Somerford, 1708-1947
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Somerford (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Little Somerford – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Parish register printouts of Little Somerford, Wiltshire, England, christenings, 1813-1875
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Wiltshire, Little Somerford – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Little Somerford, Wilts. [W.R.O. 1149/5] settlement certificates
Author: Cole, Jean A.

Overseers poor rate book 1836-1862 and overseers account book 1796-1848
Author: Little Somerford (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Little Somerford – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Little Somerford, Wiltshire 1780-1870
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

FamilySearch Historical Records

Directories

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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

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