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Upton Scudamore

"UPTON SCUDAMORE, a parish in the hundred of Warminster, county Wilts, 2 miles N. of Warminster, its post town, and 2½ S.W. of Westbury railway station. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Sarum, value £456, in the patronage of Queen's College, Oxford. The church, dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin, was rebuilt in 1859. The living was once held by T. Owen, the Oriental scholar. The Scudamores, who gave their name to the parish, were its owners from the Conquest to the time of Edward III. There is a National school."

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

Upton Scudamore is 2 miles N of Warminster. Grid Ref ST865477. Postcode BA12 0AH. Population 393 in 1831, 213 in 1951.


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 Upton Scudamore, St Mary the Virgin:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1654-1899, Mar 1654-1837, Bur 1654-1992
    • BTs before surviving registers for 1608, 1623-34, 1637
    • VRI Chr 1654-1812, Mar 1654-1837

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