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Sutton Veny

"SUTTON-VENEY, a parish in the hundred of Warminster, county Wilts, 3 miles S.E. of Warminster, its post town, and 2 S.W. of Heytesbury. The village is situated near the river Wiley. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Sarum, value £800. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard. The parochial charities produce about £11 per annum. There is a free school. The Independents and Baptists have chapels."

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

Sutton Veny is 3 miles SE of Warminster. Grid Ref ST903417. Postcode BA12 7AP. Population 848 in 1831, 568 in 1951.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Sutton Veny area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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 Veny, St Leonard & St John the Evangelist:

  • Indexes and registers of Sutton Veny, Independent church:

    • Registers at PRO, piece RG4 2596
    • IGI Chr 1801-1837 Batch C077981

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