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Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Yatton Keynell, a parish in Wiltshire, 4 miles WNW of Chippenbam station on the G.W.R., with a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chippenham. Acreage, 1759; population, 520. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £300 with residence. The church is an ancient building of stone, and has been restored. There is a small Congregational 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 parishYatton-Keynall St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionChippenham 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Yatton Keynell 1653-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

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

1619-1860 1654-19331619-1860

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 Yatton Keynell from the following:


Online maps of Yatton Keynell 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 districtSN14
Post TownChippenham