Seagry, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Seagry is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Upper Seagry and Lower Seagry.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1610
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SEAGRY, a parish in Chippenham district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 6 miles N N E of Chippenham r. station. Post-town, Chippenham. Acres, 1,014. Rated property, £1,960. Pop., 263. Houses, 51. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £173. Patron, the Earl of Carnarvon. The church was recently rebuilt.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Seagry, 1841-1891

Church Records

Baptisms of 10 parishes, Chippenham, Lacock and adjacent parishes to the northeast Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

Bishop’s transcripts for Seagry, 1605-1842 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Seagry (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Seagry, 1610-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Seagry (Wiltshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Poor law records, ca. 1866-1952 Author: Chippenham Union (Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Seagry, Wiltshire 1780-1870 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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