Sedgehill, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Sedgehill is a chapelry of Berwick St Leonard Ancient Parish in Wiltshire

Alternative names: Sedghill

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1755
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607; 1622

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SEDGHILL, a parish in Mere district, Wilts; 1½ mile N N W of Semley r. station, and 4¼ S W of Hindon. Post-town, Semley, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,175. Rated property, £1,847. Pop., 194. Houses, 38. Most of the property belongs to the Marquis of Westminster. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Berwick, St. Leonard, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is good; and there is a parochial school.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Sedghill, 1841-1891

Church Records

Baptisms of 13 parishes, Mere and S.W. Wiltshire Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Sedgehill, baptisms & burials, 1607-1837 Author: Ainge, Don; Wiltshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Sedghill (Wiltshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Sedghill, 1607-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sedghill (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Sedghill, 1759-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sedghill (Wiltshire)


Land tax assessments in Sedghill, Wiltshire 1780-1876 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Mere
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Chalke
  • Poor Law Union: Mere
  • Hundred: Dunworth
  • Province: Canterbury