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Tockenham, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Tockenham, a parish in Wiltshire, 2½ miles SW of Wootton Bassett station on the G.W.R. Post town, Wootton Bassett, under Swindon. Acreage, 779; population, 138. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £210 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a small building of stone in the Gothic style, and has been restored.

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 parishTockenham St. John 
Poor Law unionCricklade and Wootton-Bassett 

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 Tockenham:


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Tockenham from the following:


Online maps of Tockenham 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 districtSN4
Post TownSwindon