"BEECHING, (or Beauchampstoke), a parish in the hundred of Swanborough, in the county of Wilts, 6 miles to the E. of Devizes. It is situated on the banks of the river Avon. The Kennet and Avon canal passes a little to the north of the village. The living is a rectory * in the diocese of Salisbury, vat. £293, in the patronage of G. W. Heneage. Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Stephen."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Common to all parishes is a Wiltshire Index Service Burials 1566-1837
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