Broad Hinton, Wiltshire Family History Guide


Alternative names: Broad Hinton, Broadhinton

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers:
  • Bishop’s Transcripts:

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Broad Hinton

  • Preshute
  • Lydiard Tregoz
  • Ogbourne St Andrew
  • Wootton Bassett
  • Winterbourne Bassett
  • Wroughton
  • Broad Town
  • Clyffe Pypard

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROAD-HINTON, a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; 4¼ miles SE of Wooton-Basset r. station, and 6 SSW of Swindon. It has a post office under Swindon. Acres, 3,659. Real property, £2,826. Pop., 657. Houses, 141. The property is divided among about sixteen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £302. Patron, St. Nicholas Hospital, Salisbury. The church is old but good; and has a square embattled tower. The vicarage of Broad Town is a separate benefice. A school has £42 from endowment; and other charities have £32. Sir John Glanville, the eminent lawyer, was a resident.

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


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Marlborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Avebury
  • Poor Law Union: Marlborough
  • Hundred: Selkley
  • Province: Canterbury

One thought on “Broad Hinton, Wiltshire Family History Guide

  1. If anyone has any information of the Cleeter family in and around Broad Hinton or burial sites of the Cleeter’s please get in touch.

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