Upton Lovell Wiltshire Family History Guide

Upton Lovell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1611; 1622

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Chitterne St Mary
  • Boyton
  • Knook
  • Codford St Peter
  • Chitterne All Saints

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UPTON-LOVELL, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on the river Wiley, and on the Bath and Salisbury railway, 2 miles SE of Heytesbury. It has a post-office under Bath. Acres, 1,399. Real property, £2,096. Pop., 210. Houses, 51. The manor belonged anciently to the Lovells. An ingeniously constructed bridge here spans the Wiley. There are large tumuli and other antiquities. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £325. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there is an endowed school with £15 a year.

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

Administration

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