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Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Stanton Fitzwarren, a parish in Wiltshire, 4½ miles. NE of Swindon station on the G.W. R. Post town, Swindon. Acreage, 1113; population of the civil parish, 166; of the ecclesiastical, 202. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £230. The church is in the Norman and Decorated styles, and has been restored. There is a magnificent Norman font with figures, also some fine modern oak carvings. About half a mile from the village, during the construction of the railway, a Roman tesselated pavement was discovered.

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 parishStanton-Fitzwarren St. Leonard 
HundredHighworth 
Poor Law unionHighworth and Swindon 

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


Church Records

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BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1542-1837 1605-18371606-1837

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountySwindon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtSN6
Post TownSwindon