Place:Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, England

NameStanton Fitzwarren
Alt namesStanton-Fitzwarrensource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.613°N 1.745°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoHighworth Cricklade and Staple Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Highworth Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1974
Thamesdown District, Wiltshire, England1974-1997
Swindon District, Wiltshire, Englandunitary authority from 1997--
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Stanton Fitzwarren is a village and civil parish 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Swindon, England. It was historically in Wiltshire, but is now part of the unitary authority of Swindon. It had a population of 226 in the UK census in 2011.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Stanton Fitzwarren from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"STANTON-FITZWARREN, a parish in Highworth [registration] district, Wilts; 3½ miles NE of Swindon [railway] station. It has a post-office under Swindon. Acres: 1,391. Rated property: £2,236. Population: 205. Houses: 41. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value: £174. Patron: the Rev. Dr. Trenchard. The church was restored in 1865."

Research Tips

  • From this Ancestry page you can browse the Wiltshire parishes which have parish register transcripts online, quite often from very early dates. However, reading the early ones requires skill and patience. Transcriptions should also be in FamilySearch.
  • A further collection of online source references will be found on the county page for Wiltshire.
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