Wingfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Other places in the parish include: Rowley.
Alternative names: Winkfield, Winkfield with Rowley
Parish church: St. Andrew
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1654
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1622
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational
- North Bradley Christ Church
- Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset
- North Bradley
- Tellisford, Somerset
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WINGFIELD, or Winkfield, a parish, with Rowley tything, in Bradford district, Wilts; 2 miles WSW of Trowbridge r. station. Post town, Trowbridge. Acres, 1,383. Real property, £2,639. Pop., 362. Houses, 73. The manor belongs to J. Houlton, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £237. Patrons, Trustees. The church is good. Charities, £7.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
WINKFIELD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union and hundred of Bradford, Westbury and N. divisions, and Trowbridge and Bradford subdivisions, of Wilts, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Trowbridge; containing 305 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £5. 16. 5½., and in the patronage of the Rev. John Hall aud others: the incumbent’s tithes have been commuted for £255, and £20 are payable to the rector of Farleigh-Hungerford; the glebe contains 20½ acres. In the church is a monument erected by his pupils to the memory of the Rev. Edward Spencer, who was for forty-three years rector, and died in 1819, in the 80th year of his age.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Bradford on Avon
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Potterne
- Poor Law Union: Bradford
- Hundred: Bradford
- Province: Canterbury