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Sutton Benger

"SUTTON-BENGER, a parish in the hundred of Malmesbury, county Wilts, 4 miles N.E. of Chippenham, its post town, and 36 N.W. of Salisbury. The village is situated on the river Avon and the Great Western railway. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £285, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a free school, entirely supported by the Rev. G. T. March. Viscount Wellesley is lord of the manor."

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

Sutton Benger is 5 miles NE of Chippenham. Grid Ref ST947787. Postcode SN15 4RH. Population 443 in 1831, 664 in 1951.



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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 Sutton Benger, All Saints:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1653-1886, Mar 1654-1995, Bur 1653-1918
    • BTs before surviving registers for 1605-09, 1620-23, 1632-35

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