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

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

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Parish History

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

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England, Gloucestershire, Somerford-Keynes

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

England, Wiltshire, Somerford-Keynes – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Somerford-Keynes, 1605-1879
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Somerford-Keynes (Wiltshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Somerford-Keynes, 1560-1813
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Somerford-Keynes (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Somerford-Keynes – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Somerford Keynes, Gloucs., Eng

Parish register printouts of Somerford-Keynes, Gloucester, England, christenings, 1543-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Wiltshire, Somerford-Keynes – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish registers and poor law records for Somerford-Keynes, 1560-1813
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Somerford-Keynes (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Somerford-Keynes – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Somerford-Keynes, Wiltshire 1780-1881
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

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Directories

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • 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

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