Eisey (St. Mary)
EISEY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Cricklade and Wootton-Bassett, hundred of Highworth, Cricklade, and Staple, Cricklade and N. divisions of Wilts, 1 mile (N. N. E.) from Cricklade; containing, with the tything of Water-Eaton, 188 inhabitants. It comprises about 900 acres: the surface is flat, and occasionally subject to inundation; the soil is a fertile loam. The river Isis, and the Thames and Severn canal, pass through the parish. The living is a discharged vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Latton, and valued in the king's books at £11. 14. 4.