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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Eisey St. Mary
|Poor Law union
|Cricklade and Wootton-Bassett
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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:
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.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Eisey (St. Mary))
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: