Baverstock, Wiltshire Family History Guide


St Editha, Baverstock
St Editha, Baverstock. The church has its origins in the 14th century and it is dedicated to St Edith of Wilton. It was restored in in 1880-93 by William Butterfield and built of dressed limestone. The copyright on this image is owned by Trish Steel and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Baverstock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hurdcott.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Edith

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Baverstock

  • Barford St Martin
  • Dinton
  • Groveley Wood
  • Steeple Langford
  • Little Langford
  • Compton Chamberlayne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BAVERSTOCK, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on the river Nadder and on the Salisbury and Yeovil railway, near Dinton station, 4 miles W of Wilton. It includes the hamlet of Hurdcott; and its Post Town is Barford-St. Martin, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,168. Real property, with Barford-St. Martin, £5,984. Pop., 168. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £296. Patron, Exeter college, Oxford. The church is good.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Baverstock 1559-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives

Directories

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

Family History Links

FamilySearch Historical Records

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Wilton
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Chalke
Poor Law Union: Wilton
Hundred: Cawden and Cadworth
Province: Canterbury



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