Keevil, Wiltshire

Description

Keevil, a parish in Wiltshire, on an affluent of the river Avon, and near the Kennet and Avon Canal, 4 1/2 miles E of Trowbridge station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Trowbridge; money order office, Steeple Ashton; telegraph office, West Ashton. Acreage, 2059; population, 384. It. includes the tithing of Bulkington. The manor, with Keevil House, belongs to the Beach family. The living is a vicarage-in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value,, £250. Patrons, the-Dean and Chapter of Winchester. The church contains several monuments and memorials, and has an embattled tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1559.


Churches

Details of the places of worship in Keevil, and their records, can be found on the following pages:


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Maps

Old maps of Keevil are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: