Manningford Bruce Wiltshire Family History Guide
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Peter
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1657
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605
- Manningford Bohune
- Manningford Abbots
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
MANNINGFORD-BRUCE, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; on the river Avon, and on the Berks and Hants railway, 2½ miles SW of Pewsey r. station. It has a post office under Marlborough. Acres, 1,088. Real property, £1,831. Pop., 252. Houses, 65. The property is chiefly in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £310. Patrons, Trustees. The church is Norman, in bad condition; has a circular E end; and contains a monument to Mary Lane, who assisted in the escape of Charles II. at Worcester. There is an infant school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Pewsey
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Rural Deanery: Marlborough
Poor Law Union: Pewsey
Hundred: Swanborough (Wiltshire)