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Eisey, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Eisey, a parish in Wiltshire, on the river Thames and on the Severn and Thames Canal, contiguous with Gloucestershire, 1 mile NNE of Cricklade station on the Midland and South-Western Joint railway. It includes the tithing of Water Eaton, and its post town is Cricklade. Acreage, 2516; population, 128. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Latton, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Patron, the Earl of St Germans. The church is a small stone building in the Perpendicular style.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Ecclesiastical parishEisey St. Mary 
HundredHighworth 
Poor Law unionCricklade and Wootton-Bassett 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Eisey 1575-1837, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

The register dates from the year 1571.

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1574-1917 1859-19271574-1947

Churches

Church of England

St. Mary (parish church)

The church of St. Mary is a small building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a small turret on the western gable containing one bell: the church affords 100 sittings.


Civil Registration

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Eisey from the following:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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