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Wingfield

"WINGFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Bradford, county Wilts, 2½ miles S. of Bradford, and 2 S.W. of Trowbridge. The village includes the tything of Rowley. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, val: £240, in the patronage of trustees. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The charities produce about £4 per annum. J. Houlton, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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

Wingfield or Winkfield is 2 miles West of Trowbridge. Grid Ref ST826568. Postcode BA14 9LW. Population 288 in 1831, 294 in 1951.

Churches

  • St Mary, Church Road, Church of England

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Wingfield 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 Wingfield, St Mary:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1654-1886, Mar 1654-1993, Bur 1654-1992
    • BTs before surviving registers for 1622-31, 1642-

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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History

Maps

 

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Societies

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