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East Grafton, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Grafton, East, a tithing and a chapelry in Great Bedwin parish, Wiltshire. The chapelry was constituted in 1844, and it has a post office under Marlborough; money order and telegraph office, Burbage. Population, 739. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £205. Patron, the Vicar of Great Bedwin.

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1844.

Findmypast, in association with the Wiltshire Record Office, have the following parish records online for East Grafton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1844-1917 1844-19271844-1902

Churches

Church of England

St. Nicholas (parish church)

The church of St. Nicholas, at East Grafton, a modern stone building in the Norman style, consists of chancel, nave of four bays, west porch, aisles and a western tower, containing a peal of 5 tubular bells, hung in commemoration of the coronation of King Edward VII. 1902: there are 400 sittings.


Maps

Online maps of East Grafton are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyWiltshire
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtSN8
Post TownMarlborough