All Cannings, Wiltshire Family History Guide

All Saints Church, All Cannings
All Saints Church, All Cannings View from the south-east showing the early Tudor south transept and chapel. Kevin Farmer / All Saints Church, All Cannings / CC BY-SA 2.0

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Alternative names: All Cannings with Etchilhampton, Allcannings

Other places in the parish include: Allington, Etchilhampton, and Fallaway

Parish church: St. Anne

Parish registers begin: 1579

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to All Cannings

Historical Descriptions

All Cannings

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALLCANNINGS, a tything and a parish in Devizes district, Wilts. The tything lies on the Avon canal, 2 miles S of Wans dyke, 4 miles E by N of Devizes r. station; and has a post office under Devizes. Pop., 602. Houses, 138. The parish contains also the tythings of Allington, Etchilhampton, and Fallaway. Acres, 5,483. Real property, £8,647. Pop., 1,013. Houses, 230. The manor-house is a building of the 14th century, now used as a farmhouse. The living is a rectory, and was formerly a prebend, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £1,100. Patron, Lord Ashburton. The church was partly built in the 17th century. Charities, £19.

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

Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Allcannings, a parish in the hund. of Swanborough, union of Devizes, county of Wilts, comprising the tythings of Allcannings, Allington. and Tullaway; 4 miles east by north from Devizes. Living, a rectory, with the chapel of Etchilhampton, in the archd. of Wilts and dio. of Salisbury; rated at £31 16s. 10½d.; gross income £1,187. Patron, in 1835, Alexander Baring, Esq. The church was partly built in the 17th century. There was formerly a prebend here, rated at £13. Annual income ef charities connected with this parish, £19 4s. 8d. Pop., in 1821, 749; in 1831, 811. Houses 149. Acres 4,470. A. P. £5,917. Poor rates, in 1837, £378.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Allcannings, 4 miles E. Devize’s. P. 1148.

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

Allington

Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Allington, a township or tything in the parish of All-Cannings, Wilts, on the Kennet and Avon canal. There is a daily school here. Pop., in 1801, 145; in 1831, 162. Houses 32. A. P. £1,259. Poor rates, in 1837, £107.

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

Directories

Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Devizes
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Avebury
  • Poor Law Union: Devizes
  • Hundred: Swanborough (Wiltshire)
  • Province: Canterbury

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