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Fifield Bavant, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Fifield Bavant, a parish in Wilts, on an affluent of the river Avon, 4½ miles S of Dinton station of the L. & S.W.R., and 7 SW of Wilton. Post town, Broad Chalk under Salisbury. Acreage, 870; population of civil parish, 43; of the ecclesiastical, 49. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £164. Patron, the Marquis< of Bath. The church is very small.

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


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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Poor Law unionWilton 

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

Church Records

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



Church of England

St. Martin (parish church)

The church of St. Martin is a very small building of stone, consisting of nave only, and has 40 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 Fifield Bavant from the following:


Online maps of Fifield Bavant 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:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP5
Post TownSalisbury