Patney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1592
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PATNEY, a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; on the river Avon, and on the Mid-Wilts railway, 3 miles W by S of Woodborough r. station, and 4½ ESE of Devizes Post-town, Devizes. Acres, 830. Real property, £1,532. Pop., 154. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Lord Radnor. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £225. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is ancient but good, and has a wooden spire. There is a national school.

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

Parish Registers

Patney Marriages 1594 to 1812

Parish Records



Census returns for Patney, 1851-1891

Church Records

Baptisms from 14 parishes south and east of Devizes Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Patney : baptisms & burials, 1592-1837 Author: Wiltshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Patney (Wiltshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Patney, 1611-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Patney (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Patney, 1594-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Patney (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Patney, 1592-1982 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Patney (Wiltshire)


Estate survey in Wiltshire, Berkshire, Gloucester, 18th century Author: Manor of Calstone (Wiltshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Poor law records, 1848-1932 Author: Devizes Union (Wiltshire)


Land tax assessments in Patney, Wiltshire 1780-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Devizes
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Potterne
  • Poor Law Union: Devizes
  • Hundred: Elstub and Everleigh
  • Province: Canterbury

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