Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1707
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Somerford Keynes

  • Oaksey
  • Poole Keynes
  • Siddington
  • Kemble
  • Minety
  • Ashton Keynes
  • Shorncote

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SOMERFORD-KEYNES, a parish, with a village, in the district of Cirencester and county of Wilts; 2¾ miles N by E of Minety r. station, and 4¼ S of Cirencester. Post town, Cirencester. Acres, 1,640. Rated property, £1,855. Pop., 386. Houses, 80. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £261. Patron, not reported. The church is good.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Somerford-Keynes, 5 miles N.W. Cricklade. P. 360

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records


Kelly's Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889


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: Cricklade
Poor Law Union: Cirencester
Hundred: Highworth, Cricklade and Staple
Province: Canterbury