Swallowcliffe Wiltshire Family History Guide

Swallowcliffe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. 

Alternative names: Swallowclift

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1737
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1585

Nonconformists include: Irvingite/Catholic Apostolic Church

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sutton Mandeville
  • Ansty
  • Alvediston
  • Ebbesbourne Wake
  • Tisbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SWALLOWCLIFFE, a parish in Tisbury district, Wilts; 1¾ mile SSE of Tisbury r. station. Post town, Tisbury, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,344. Rated property, £1,417. Pop., 317. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £80. Patron, the Bishop of S. The church is good.

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

Administration

County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Tisbury
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 - None, Post-1846 - Chalke
Poor Law Union: Tisbury
Hundred: Dunworth
Province: Canterbury