Calstone Wellington Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Calstone Willington

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1760
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606; 1664

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bishop's Cannings
  • Calne
  • Blackland
  • Heddington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CALSTONE-WELLINGTON, or Calstone-Willington, a parish in Calne district, Wilts; on the Roman road from Bath, near Wans Dyke, 2½ miles SE of Calne r. station. It has a post office under Chippenham. Acres, 308. Real property, £1,945. Pop., 36. Houses, 9. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Cantilupes and the Zouches; and passed to the Lords Willington. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £192. Patron, the Marquis of Lansdowne. The church was reported in 1859 to need repair.

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

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