We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.


"BUTTERMERE, a parish in the hundred of Kinwardstone, in the county of Wilts, 5 miles to the S. of Hungerford, its post town. It lies on the confines of Berkshire and Hampshire. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, value £229, in the patronage of the Bishop of Winchester. The church is dedicated to St. James."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


Church Records

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Buttermere which are provided by:


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Buttermere has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.




You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU341610 (Lat/Lon: 51.347010, -1.511781), Buttermere which are provided by:


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.