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Heytesbury - Wiltshire, England

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  • CJB
    Mary Bennett (1531 - 1618)
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    Sir Edward Hungerford, Kt. (c.1535 - 1607)
    Sir Edward HUNGERFORD Knight  was born abt 1535 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England. He died Dec 1607 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England. Biography Sir Walter Hungerford of Farleigh is given as "half-...
  • Miriam Slade (1792 - d.)
    x. 16Dec1792 Heytesbury (1279342) m. 06Feb1812 St Denys, Warminster d. nr 1841 *Warminster (Boreham Rd) 48 (=Marianne) 1851 *Warminster (Boreham Rd) mother/w 58 1861 nr
  • John Everett (1755 - d.)
    x. 17/08/1755 Heytesbury (1279342) m. 16/07/1781 Heytesbury (1279342) d. ncr Other children: Willam x.16/06/1782 Heytesbury (1279342) John x.11/04/1784 Heytesbury (1279342) Henry x.1786 Hey...
  • Sarah Everett (c.1760 - d.)
    x. 03/02/1760 Heytesbury (1279342) m. 16/07/1781 Heytesbury (1279342) d. ncr Other children: see husband John Parents: William & Sarah

Heytesbury, Wiltshire

Heytesbury is a village (formerly considered to be a town) and a civil parish in Wiltshire, England. It is in the Wylye Valley, about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Warminster.

The civil parish includes most of the small neighbouring settlement of Tytherington, and it shares a parish council with Imber and Knook.

  • Population 696 (in 2011)
  • OS grid reference ST925426
  • Civil parish Heytesbury
  • Ceremonial county Wiltshire
  • Region South West
  • Country England
  • Sovereign state United Kingdom
  • Post town WARMINSTER
  • Dialling code 01985
  • Website www.heytesburyparish.co.uk

Notable People

  • Hungerford family
  • Siegfried Sassoon (Poet) spent the latter part of his life at Heytesbury House, which he purchased in 1933, and his son * George Sassoon grew up there and inherited the house, which he eventually sold.
  • Robert Dyer began life as a Heytesbury shoemaker.
  • William Cunnington (the antiquary) was of Heytesbury.
  • Major-General Glyn Gilbert (1920–2003) settled at Heytesbury.

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