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Heytesbury - Wiltshire, England

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  • CJB
    Sir Edward Hungerford, Kt. (bef.1532 - 1607)
    Sir Edward HUNGERFORD Knight  was born abt 1535 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England. He died Dec 1607 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England. His epitaph reads " Edward Hungerford, Knight, Sonne to Walter, L...
  • John Everett (1755 - d.)
    x. 17/08/1755 Heytesbury (1279342)m. 16/07/1781 Heytesbury (1279342)d. ncrOther children:Willam x.16/06/1782 Heytesbury (1279342)John x.11/04/1784 Heytesbury (1279342)Henry x.1786 Heytesbury (1279342)A...
  • Miriam Slade (1792 - d.)
    x. 16Dec1792 Heytesbury (1279342)m. 06Feb1812 St Denys, Warminsterd. nr1841 *Warminster (Boreham Rd) 48 (=Marianne)1851 *Warminster (Boreham Rd) mother/w 581861 nr
  • William Ashe, MP (1647 - 1713)
    Family and Education b. 17 Nov. 1647, 1st surv. s. of Edward Ashe†, Draper, of Fenchurch Street, London and Halstead, Kent, being 1st by his 2nd w. Elizabeth, da. of William Jolliffe of Leek, Staffs., ...
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    Everard Hungerford (1160 - aft.1186)
    The title "Sir" is attributed to Everard de Hungerford in some places on the internet but no evidence that this was the case has been found.Subject of the Hungerford Family project discussion Everard d...

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

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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