Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Manningford Abbas, Manningford Abbotts

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Everleigh
  • Wilcot
  • Pewsey
  • Manningford Bruce

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MANNINGFORD-ABBOTS, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles SW of Pewsey r. station. Post town, Pewsey, under Marlborough. Acres, 919. Real property, £1,484. Pop., 1 39. Houses, 32. The manor belonged to Llanthony abbey; and was given, at the dissolution, to Protector Somerset. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £300. Patron, Sir F. Astley, Bart. The church is ancient.

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

Parish Records

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County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Pewsey
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Marlborough
Poor Law Union: Pewsey
Hundred: Swanborough (Wiltshire)
Province: Canterbury

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