Stanton St Bernard
"STANTON ST. BERNARD, a parish in the hundred of Swanborough, county Wilts, 6 miles N.E. of Devizes, and 8 S.W. of Marlborough. Pewsey is its post town. The village, which is small, is situated on the Kennet and Avon canal, and is chiefly agricultural. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Sarum, value £222. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a square tower and two bells. It has recently been rebuilt. The register dates from 1568. The parochial charities produce about £16 per annum. There is a National school. The Wesleyans have a chapel. N. Stephens, the Nonconformist, was born here, and died in 1677. The Earl of Pembroke is lord of the manor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Stanton St Bernard is 6 miles E of Devizes. Grid Ref SU092623. Postcode SN8 4LL. Population 319 in 1831, 206 in 1951.
If you have been unable to find the 1841 census for this parish, Wiltshire and Swindon Archives website provides the answer as one of their Wiltshire History Questions.
Common to all parishes is a Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.
Indexes and registers of the parish church of Stanton St Bernard, All Saints:
- A transcription of the section for Stanton St Bernard from the National Gazetteer (1868).
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- The entry for Stanton St Bernard from British History Online.
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