Berwick St Leonard, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: St Leonard Berwick

Parish church: St Leonard

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1723
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1622

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Berwick St Leonard

  • Fonthill Gifford
  • Sherrington
  • Boyton
  • Fonthill Bishop
  • Chicklade

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Berwick, St. Leonard, a parish in the division of Hindon, hund. of Dunworth, union of Tisbury, county of Wilts; 1 mile east of Hindon. Living, a rectory, to which is annexed the chapelry of Sedghill, in the archd. and dio. of Salisbury; valued at £8 6s. 8d.; gross income £389. Patronage in dispute. The great and small tithes, the property of the clerical rector, were commuted in 1818. Pop., in 1801, 36; in 1831, 51. Houses 8. Acres 970. A.P. £1,025. Poor rates, in 1837, £19.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Tisbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Chalke
  • Poor Law Union: Tisbury
  • Hundred: Dunworth
  • Province: Canterbury
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