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Stert, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Stert, a township in Urchfont parish, Wiltshire, 2½ miles ESE of Devizes station on the G.W.R. Post town, Devizes. Acreage, 649; population, 153. Along with Etchilhampton it has a parish council of nine members. The living is annexed to Urchfont. The church was built in 1846. There is a small 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 parishStert St. James 
Poor Law unionDevizes 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stert 1579-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stert from the following:


Online maps of Stert 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:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSN10
Post TownDevizes