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Seagry

"SEAGRY, a parish in the hundred of Malmesbury, county Wilts, 6 miles N.E. of Chippenham, its post town, and 5 S.E. of Malmesbury. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the Avon. The parish contains the tythings of Upper and Lower Seagry. The great tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £163, and the vicarial for £159 16s. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £173. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, has been recently rebuilt. It has one bell, and contains an ancient font."

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

Seagry is 4 miles SE of Malmesbury. Grid Ref ST958808. Postcode SN15 5EP. Population 234 in 1831.

Churches

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Church Records

  • Common to all parishes is a Key to Abbreviations and a description of Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.

  • Indexes and registers of the parish church of Seagry, St Mary the Virgin:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1610-1964, Mar 1610-1837, Bur 1610-1991
    • BTs before surviving registers for 1605-09

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History

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