"HANKERTON, a parish in the hundred of Malmesbury, county Wilts, 4 miles N.E. of Malmesbury, its post, town, and 4 W. of Minety railway station. It is a small straggling village, containing the tything of Cloatly. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £269. The church, dedicated to the Holy Cross, is an ancient structure, with a tower containing four bells. The parochial charities produce about £3 per annum. There is a National school. The Earl of Suffolk is lord of the manor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Hankerton is 3 miles NE of Malmesbury. Grid Ref ST970907. Postcode SN16 9LE. Population 413 in 1831, 217 in 1951.
- Holy Cross, Church Lane, Church of England
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Indexes and registers of the parish church of Hankerton, Holy Cross:
- WSRO registers: Chr 1699-1881, Mar 1699-1994, Bur 1699-1971
- BTs before surviving registers for 1607-9, 1619-23, 1632-35, 1666-79
- IGI Mar 1605-1837 Batch M154751 from BTs
- VRI Chr1605-1838 from BTs, Mar 1605-1837 from BTs
- Phillimore Marriages 1700-1837 (vol 10)
- Wiltshire Index Service Burials 1800-1837
The transcription of the section for Hankerton from the National Gazetteer (1868).