Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Ashton Keynes with Leigh

Parish church: Holy Cross

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1582
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Ashton Keynes

  • Somerford Keynes
  • South Cerney
  • Leigh
  • Minety
  • Sharncote

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Ashton-Keyness, 3¼ m. W. Cricklade. P. 1332.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Cricklade
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Cricklade
  • Poor Law Union: Cricklade and Wootton Bassett
  • Hundred: Highworth, Cricklade and Staple
  • Province: Canterbury
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