Minety is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Minty

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1663
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MINETY, or MINTY, a village and a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts. The village stands near the ancient forest of Bredon, and near the Swindon and Gloucester branch of the Great Western railway, 3¾ miles SW of the boundary with Gloucestershire, and 5½ ENE of Malmsbury; and has a station with telegraph on the railway, and a post office under Malmsbury. The parish comprises 3,470 acres. Real property, £7,293. Pop., 182. Houses, 169. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Capt. Arthur Mullings. Minety House is a chief residence. There is a mineral spring. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300. Patron, the Archdeacon of Wilts. The church is later English, in fair condition, with a tower; and contains a piscina, and a brass and monuments of the Powletts, the Pleydells, and others. Charities, £40. Admiral Penn’s father was a resident.

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

Parish Registers

Minety Marriages 1663 to 1812

Parish Records


Use for:
England, Wiltshire, Minty

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

England, Wiltshire, Minety – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Minety, 1605-1879
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Minety (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Minety, 1663-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Minety (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Minety, 1663-1969
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Minety (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Minety – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Manor court rolls in Minety, Wiltshire, 1589, 1749
Author: Manor of Minety. Court (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Minety – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Minety settlement examinations, WRO 1578/38-39
Author: Cole, Jean A.

Overseers removal orders, bonds settlement certificates & bastardy papers 1724-1805, Minety, Wiltshire
Author: Minety (Wiltshire)

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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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