Inglesham

St John the Baptist Church, Inglesham, Wiltshire. This is a very old 13th Century church. It is now redundant but still consecrated. It is obviously still much loved and cared for and is worth visiting to see the clear traces of old wall paintings visible inside. The copyright on this image is owned by Brian Robert Marshall and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Inglesham Wiltshire Genealogy & Family History

Inglesham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1589

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Inglesham

  • Kempsford
  • Hannington
  • Highworth with Sevenhampton
  • Coleshill
  • Lechlade
  • Buscot

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Inglesham, a parish in Highworth district, Wilts; on the river Isis, adjacent to Berks and Gloucestershire, 1½ mile SSW of Lechlade, and 6 WNW of Faringdon r. station. Post town, Lechlade, under Swindon. Acres, 927. Real property, £1, 134. Pop., 119. Houses, 26. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £295. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is Norman, has an open bell turret, and was recently in bad condition.

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

Inglesham, a parish, partly in Faringdon hund., Berkshire, but chiefly in that of Highworth, Cricklade, and Staple, union of Highworth and Swindon, Wiltshire; 3 miles north of Highworth, on the southern bank of the Thames. Living, a vicarage in the archd. of Wilts and dio. of Salisbury; rated at £8; gross income £295. Patron, the bishop of Salisbury. This parish possesses a day and Sunday school. Charities, in 1837, £1 per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £143. Acres 890. Houses 24. A.P. £849. Pop., in 1801, 89; in 1831, 133.

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

Administration

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