Chiseldon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hodson and Badbury.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: Holy Cross

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1641
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Chiseldon

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHISLEDON, a village and a parish in Highworth district, Wilts. The village stands 4 miles SE of Swindon r. station, and 8 S of Highworth; and has a post office under Swindon. The parish includes also the tythings of Badbury and Hodson. Acres, 4,750. Real property, £8,881. Pop., 1,206. Houses, 262. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £173. Patron, H. Calley, Esq. The church is good.

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


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Thorne Ralph, Snodshill lane, Chisledon, Wiltshire, hay dealer, April 24, 1838.

Parish Registers

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Highworth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Marlborough
  • Poor Law Union: Highworth and Swindon
  • Hundred: Kingsbridge
  • Province: Canterbury

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