Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Allington near Amesbury

Parish church: St John The Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1655
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608; 1622

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Allington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALLINGTON, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, and on the Roman road from Old Sarum to Silchester, 2½ miles NE of Porton r. station, and 3¾ ESE of Amesbury. Post Town, Salisbury. Acres, 936. Real property, with Cholderton and Newton-Toney, £4,537. Pop., 93. Houses, 20. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £270. Patron, the Earl of Craven. The church is very good.

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

Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Allington, (formerly Aldington), a parish in the union of Amesbury, division of Salisbury and Amesbury, Wilts; 3½ miles east-south-east of Amesbury, on a branch of the Avon. Living, a rectory in the archd. and dio. of Salisbury; rated at £14 13s. 4d.; gross income £250. Patron, in 1835, the earl of Craven. There is a small daily school here, and a Baptist church. Pop., in 1801, 75; in 1831, 80. Houses 11. Acres 460. A. P. £721. Poor rates, in 1837, £72.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Registers

Marriages at Allington 1623-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives


Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889

Residents 1855

Walters Rev Alfred Vaughan B A

Banting Robert farmer 

Eyles William New inn

Horne James farmer  

Source: Post office [afterw.] Kelly’s directory of Hampshire, Dorsetshire, Wiltshire (the Isle of Wight, and the Channel Islands) 1855


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Amesbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Amesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Amesbury
  • Hundred: Amesbury
  • Province: Canterbury

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