Wingfield, Wiltshire Family History Guide

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:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1622

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • North Bradley Christ Church
  • Bradford-on-Avon
  • Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset
  • North Bradley
  • Westwood
  • Tellisford, Somerset

Parish History

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].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Winkfield with Rowley, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Wingfield, 1622-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wingfield (Wiltshire)

Civil Registration

Notices of marriage, 1838-1882 Author: Great Britain. Superintendent Registrar (Bradford Union)


Land tax assessments in Wingfield, Wiltshire 1773-1883 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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