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Stanton St Bernard, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Stanton St Bernard, a parish in Wiltshire, on the Kennet and Avon Canal, 3 miles NW by N of Woodborough station on the G.W.R., and 6½ E of Devizes. Post town and telegraph office, Woodborough. Acreage, 2043; population, 273. The manor belongs to the Earl of Pembroke. The living is a rectory and vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Patron, the Earl of Pembroke. The church was rebuilt in 1833, and is a stone building in the Gothic style. There is a Baptist chapel.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishStanton St. Bernard All Saints 
Poor Law unionDevizes 

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 Stanton St Bernard:

1568-1880 1605-18371605-1880

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stanton St Bernard from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSN8
Post TownMarlborough