Ogbourne St George is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Great Okebourne, St George Ogbourne

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1663
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1579

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, and Protestant Dissenters.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OGBOURNE-ST. GEORGE, or Great Okebourne, a village and a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts. The village stands near the source of a small affluent of the river Kennet, 3½ miles N by E of Marlborough r.station; and has a post-office, of the name of Ogbourne, St. George, under Marlborough. The parish comprises 3,585 acres. Real property, £5,215. Pop., 534. Houses, 123. The property is divided among a few. A Benedictine priory, a cell to Bec-Herlowyn abbey in Normandy, was founded here, in 1149, by Maud de Wallingford; and was given to Kings College, Cambridge, and to the Charter-house. A considerable portion of Marlborough downs is within the parish, and has been extensively laid under good cultivation. Barbury hill, with a well-preserved ancient British camp, and the scene of a great battle in 556, is 2½ miles NW of the village, and has been separately noticed. There are several barrows. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £244. Patrons, the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The church is ancient, with a tower; and was restored and beautified in 1865, at a cost of £1,300. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, and charities £11.

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

Parish Records


Use for:
England, Wiltshire, Great Okebourne

England, Wiltshire, Ogbourne-St. George – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions, Holy Trinity church parish, North Tidworth & Ogbourne St. George Wiltshire,England

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

England, Wiltshire, Ogbourne-St. George – Church records ( 5 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Ogbourne-St. George, 1579-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ogbourne-St. George (Wiltshire)

Marriage licence bonds 1669-1693
Author: Church of England. Dean and Canons of Windsor at Wantage. Peculiar Court

Parish register transcripts, 1664-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ogbourne-St. George (Wiltshire); Carter, Barbara J.

Parish registers for Ogbourne-St. George, 1664-1947
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ogbourne-St. George (Wiltshire)

Record of members, 1851
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ogbourne Branch (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Ogbourne-St. George – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Ogbourne-St. George, Wilts., Eng

England, Wiltshire, Ogbourne-St. George – Civil registration ( 1 )
Notices of marriage, 1838-1911
Author: Great Britain. Superintendent Registrar (District of Marlborough)

England, Wiltshire, Ogbourne-St. George – Land and property ( 1 )
Muniments of Kings College, Cambridge : village surveys, 1246

England, Wiltshire, Ogbourne-St. George – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Ogbourne-St. George, Wiltshire 1780-1884
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Marlborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Canons of Windsor in Wantage
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Marlborough
  • Poor Law Union: Marlborough
  • Hundred: Selkley
  • Province: Canterbury

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