Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1657
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Everleigh
  • Wilcot
  • Manningford Bohune
  • Woodborough
  • Manningford Abbots

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MANNINGFORD-BRUCE, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; on the river Avon, and on the Berks and Hants railway, 2½ miles SW of Pewsey r. station. It has a post office under Marlborough. Acres, 1,088. Real property, £1,831. Pop., 252. Houses, 65. The property is chiefly in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £310. Patrons, Trustees. The church is Norman, in bad condition; has a circular E end; and contains a monument to Mary Lane, who assisted in the escape of Charles II. at Worcester. There is an infant school.

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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