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Fyfield, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Fyfield, a parish in Wiltshire, 2g miles WSW of Marl-borough station on the G.W.R., and 11 S by W of Swindon. Post town, Marlborough; money order and telegraph office, West, Overton. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Overton, in the diocese'of Salisbury; gross valuey £470 with residence.

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 
Civil parishEnford 
HundredElstub and Everley 
Poor Law unionPewsey 

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


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1682.

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1605-19161773-18351605-18371605-1880

Churches

Church of England

St. Nicholas (parish church)

The church of St. Nicholas is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, south aisle, porch, and an embattled western tower with pinnacles containing 3 bells: there are 200 sittings.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fyfield from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Fyfield 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

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