Tockenham Wiltshire Family History Guide

Tockenham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1620

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Brinkworth
  • Dauntsey
  • Wootton Bassett
  • Lyneham
  • Clyffe Pypard

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TOCKENHAM, a parish in Cricklade district, Wilts; 2¾ miles SW of Wootton-Bassett r. station. Post town, Wootton-Bassett, under Swindon. Acres, 761. Real property, £1,682. Pop., 157. Houses, 36. T. House is the seat of the Buxtons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury Value, £283. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. Charities, £29.

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

Administration

County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Cricklade
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Avebury
Poor Law Union: Cricklade and Wootton Bassett
Hundred: Kingsbridge
Province: Canterbury