Poole Keynes, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Poole Keynes is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1632
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

POOLE-KEYNES, a parish in the district of Cirencester and county of Wilts; adjacent to the Swindon and Gloucester railway, and to the river Thames, 1½ mile SSE of Kemble-Junction r. station, and 5 SSW of Cirencester. Post-town. Cirencester. Acres, 1,110. Real property, with Kemble, £7,002. Rated property of P.-K. alone, £1,836. Pop., 180. Houses, 38. The manor belongs to Miss Gordon. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £367. Patrons, the Duchy of Lancaster. The church was re-built in 1778. There is a national school.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Cirencester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Cirencester
  • Hundred: Malmesbury
  • Province: Canterbury