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St Editha, Baverstock
St Editha, Baverstock. The church has its origins in the 14th century and it is dedicated to St Edith of Wilton. It was restored in in 1880-93 by William Butterfield and built of dressed limestone. The copyright on this image is owned by Trish Steel and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Baverstock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hurdcott.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Edith

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Baverstock

  • Barford St Martin
  • Dinton
  • Groveley Wood
  • Steeple Langford
  • Little Langford
  • Compton Chamberlayne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BAVERSTOCK, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on the river Nadder and on the Salisbury and Yeovil railway, near Dinton station, 4 miles W of Wilton. It includes the hamlet of Hurdcott; and its Post Town is Barford-St. Martin, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,168. Real property, with Barford-St. Martin, £5,984. Pop., 168. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £296. Patron, Exeter college, Oxford. The church is good.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Baverstock 1559-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives


Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889

Family History Links

FamilySearch Historical Records

Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Wilton
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Chalke
Poor Law Union: Wilton
Hundred: Cawden and Cadworth
Province: Canterbury