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"SEVENHAMPTON, a tything and chapelry in the parish and hundred of Highworth, county Wilts, 1½ mile S.E. of Highworth, its post town, and 4 miles N.W. of Shrivenham railway station. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage'* of Highworth, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, has a square tower containing five bells. Lady W. Warneford is lady of the manor."

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

Sevenhampton was a chapelry in Highworth, and is 2 miles SE of Highworth. Grid Ref SU210904. Postcode SN6 7QD. Population 239 in 1831.



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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 Sevenhampton, St James:
    (for earlier and later entries, see Highworth)

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1649-1663 and 1813-1891, Mar 1649-1661, Bur none
    • BTs with Highworth
    • VRI Chr 1649-1663, Mar 1649-1663

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