Sutton Veny Wiltshire Family History Guide

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

Alternative names: Sutton Veney

Other places in the parish include: Little Sutton. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1564
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTTON-VENEY, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; 1¼ mile WSW of Heytesbury r. station. It has a post-office under Warminster. Acres, 3,580. Real property, £4,425. Pop., 794. Houses, 181. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £800. Patron, G. W. Heneage, Esq. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, and charities £11.

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


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Ryall Thos. Read, Sutton Veney, Wiltshire, dealer and chapman, Dec. 21, 1824.


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