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Seagry, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Seagry, a parish in Wiltshire, on the river Avon, 2 miles from Somerford station, and 6 NNE of Chippenham station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Chippenham; money order and telegraph office, Sutton Benger. Acreage, 1082; population, 202. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £120 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Carnarvon. The church was rebuilt in 1849.

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 parishSeagry St. Mary 
HundredMalmesbury 
Poor Law unionChippenham 

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 Seagry:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1610-18181756-18091604-18371612-1811

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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