Sherrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: St Cosmos and St Damian

Parish registers begin: 1677

Parishes adjacent to Sherrington

Parish History

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Sherrington, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; near Codford r. station, and 3¼ miles SE of Heytesbury. Post-town, Heytesbury, under Bath. Acres, 1,280. Real property, £1,131. Pop., 187. Houses, 43. The manor belongs to the Rev. P. A. Fane. An ancient castle of the Giffards was here, and is now represented by a moated mound. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £238. Patron, the Rev. A. Fane. The church is good.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Sherington, a parish in the hund. of Branch and Dole, union of Warminster, county of Wilts; 5½ miles north-east by north of Hindon, on the southern bank of the river Wily. Living, a rectory in the archd. and dio. of Salisbury; rated at £11; gross income £250. Tithes commuted in 1840. Patron, in 1841, A. B. Lambert. Acres 540. Houses 25. A. P. £969. Pop., in 1801, 134; in 1831, 179. Poor rates, in 1838, £67 16s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Registers

Sherrington Marriages 1677 to 1837

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

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

England, Wiltshire, Sherrington – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Sherrington, 1608-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sherrington (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Sherrington, 1677-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sherrington (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Sherrington, 1677-1974
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Sherrington (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Sherrington – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Sherrington, Wiltshire 1780-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Historical Maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Warminster
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wylye
  • Poor Law Union: Warminster
  • Hundred: Branch and Dole
  • Province: Canterbury

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