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Sherrington, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Sherrington, a parish in Wilts, a quarter of a mile SE from Codford station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bath. Acreage, 1315; population, 154. An ancient castle of the Giffards was here, and is now represented by a moated mound. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £220 with residence. The church is good.

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 parishSherrington St. Michael 
HundredBranch and Dole 
Poor Law unionWarminster 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Sherrington 1677-1837, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1608-18801755-18111608-19311608-1880

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 Sherrington from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Sherrington 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 districtBA12
Post TownWarminster