Sutton Benger Wiltshire Family History Guide

Sutton Benger is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Langley Burrell
  • Langley Fitzurse
  • Christian Malford
  • Stanton St Quintin
  • Bremhill with Foxham and Highway
  • Draycot Cerne
  • Seagry

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTTON-BENGER, a parish in Chippenham district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 4 miles NNE of Chippenham r. station. It has a post-office under Chippenham. Acres, 1,173. Real property, £2,581. Pop., 406. Houses, 91. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £285. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury. The church was recently restored.

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

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