East Wellow Hampshire & Wiltshire Family History Guide

East Wellow is an Ancient Parish mostly in Hampshire and partly in Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Embley, West Wellow.

Alternative names: East Wellow, Wellow

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1783

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bramshaw
  • Sherfield English
  • Whiteparish
  • Plaitford
  • North Eling
  • East Wellow
  • Dunwood
  • Michelmersh
  • Romsey

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EMBLEY, a tything in East Wellow parish, Hants. 2 miles W of Romsey. Embley Park here is the seat of W. E. Nightingale, Esq.; possesses much interest as the home of Florence Nightingale; is an edifice in the Tudor style; and has very fine gardens, with a charming view.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Hampshire; Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Romsey
Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Somborne
Poor Law Union: Romsey
Hundred: Thorngate; Amesbury
Province: Canterbury