Hilperton or Hilprington, a village and a parish in Wiltshire. The village stands near the Kennet and Avon Canal, 1 1/2 mile NNE of Trowbridge station on the G.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Trowbridge. Acreage of the civil parish, 1202; population, 1011; of the ecclesiastical, 1029. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Whaddon, in the diocese of Salisbury; value, £300 with residence. The church is good, and has an ancient tower. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels. A chapel of ease was built in 1889 at the junction of St Mary and Wyke roads.
The parish register dates from the year 1694.
Details of the places of worship in Hilperton, and their records, can be found on the following pages:
- Particular Baptist Chapel (Baptist)
- Wesleyan Chapel (Wesleyan Methodist)
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: