Crudwell, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Crudwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chelworth, Chedglow, Murcott, and Eastcourt.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1659
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist

Parishes adjacent to Crudwell

  • Oaksey
  • Rodmarton
  • Long Newnton
  • Brokenborough
  • Ashley
  • Kemble
  • Hankerton
  • Minety

Historical Descriptions

Crudwell

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CRUDWELL, a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; near the Roman road to Cirencester, 4 miles WNW of Minety r. station, and 4 N by E of Malmsbury. It includes the hamlets of Chedglow, Chelworth, Eastcourt, and Murcott: and has a post office under Tetbury. Acres, 4,780. Real property, £7,258. Pop., 799. Houses, 152. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a meet for the Vale of White Horse hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £487. Patron, the Rev. W. Maskelyne. The church has Norman portions, and is good. A school has £16 from endowment; and other charities £20.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Crudwell, a parish in the hund. and union of Malmesbury, county of Wilts; 4 miles north-north by east of Malmesbury. Living, a rectory in the archd, of Wilts and dio. of Salisbury; rated at £19 5s. 2½d.; gross income £487. Patron, in 1835, the Earl of Hardwicke. There is a day and Sunday school here, endowed with £18 per annum. Other charities to poor, in 1834, £19 17s. 4d. per annum. Acres, including the tything of Eastcourt, 4,820. Houses 128. A.P. £5,032. Pop., in 1801, 512; in 1831, 604. Poor rates, in 1838, £326 19s.

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

Chedglow

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

CHEDGLOW, a hamlet in Crudwell parish, Wilts; 4 ¼ miles N of Malmsbury. Pop., 55.

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

Chelworth

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

CHELWORTH, a hamlet in Crudwell parish, Wilts; 5¼ miles NNE of Malmsbury. Pop., 58.

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

Murcott

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

MURCOTT, a hamlet in Crudwell parish, Wilts; 3 ¼ miles NNE of Malmsbury. Pop., 54.

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

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Malmesbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Malmesbury
  • Hundred: Malmesbury
  • Province: Canterbury
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