Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)
Christian Malford - Dauntsey - Great Somerford - Malmesbury - Stanton St. Quintin - Sutton Benger
Websites of Interest
Duncan and Mandy Ball's - Website for images of St. Mary the Virgin.
GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Seagry.
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.
Wiltshire Community History - Historical information for parishes within the Wiltshire County jurisdiction.
The Parish Church of St. Mary The Virgin
The church os St. Mary much restored in 1849 but containing two recumbent effigies of great interest. One, in the aouth transept, commemorates Walter Cliff, the father of Fair Rosamund, who founded the church in 1172 in her memory. The other , in the chancel, is that of Isabella Mompesson and is a figure of 13th century date with whimple head dress. Note also a perpendicular oak screen and a Norman font. To the east of the church is a 14th century gateway with a louvre chimney. This formerly led to a grange of Bradenstoke Priory, on the site of a farm. [The Little Guide, published by Methuen, 1949]
St. Mary the Virgin is the parish church for both Lower and Upper Seagry which are separate tythings within the parish
Parish Registers Held at WSHC
BTs before surviving registers 1605-1609
BTs 1838-1842 are held at the Bristol Record Office
The Parish is split into tithings of Lower and Upper Seagry
Civil Registration District
1837 - Present Chippenham Registration District
Buildings and Land
Crime and Legal Matters
Emigration and Migration
Employment and Business
Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship
People and Parish Notables
Census Returns Transcripts
Elections, Polls and Voters Lists
Personal Research Items
Tuck Family Research Burial Extracts - These items were donated by Ken Tuck and contains entries that may or may not relate to the Tuck family however they have been published as such. Many references to Quaker entries may be found from across the county.
Uncategorised People Items
Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse
Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held