Teffont Magna is a chapelry of Dinton Ancient Parish in Wiltshire. 

Parish church: St Edward

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TEFFONT-MAGNA, a parish in Tisbury district, Wilts; 1¾ mile NW of Dinton r. station. Post town, Teffont, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,440. Rated property, £1,723. Pop., 292. Houses, 63. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Dinton. The church is tolerable.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Teffont Magna, a parish, in the union of Tisbury, forming a distinct portion of the hundred of Warminster, locally in that of Dunworth, Hindon and S. divisions of Wilts, 5¼ miles (E.) from Hindon; containing 264 inhabitants. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Dinton.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Parish Records

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Census returns for Teffont-Magna, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Dinton, 1598-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Dinton (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Dinton, 1558-1920 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Dinton (Wiltshire)


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

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