Chittoe is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Wiltshire, created in 1846 from a chapelry in Bishop’s Cannings Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Chitway

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1846
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1846

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHITTOE, or Chitway, a tything in Bishops-Canning parish, and a chapelry in Bishops-Canning and Bromham parishes, Wilts. The tything lies on the Roman road to Bath, 4½ miles NE by E of Melksham r. station, and 5 NW of Devizes. Acres, 1,100. Real property, £1,275. Pop., 180. Houses, 44. The chapelry was constituted in 1846. Post town, Bromham, under Chippenham. Pop., 382. Houses, 85. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £90. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury.

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

Parish Records


Use for:
England, Wiltshire, Chitway

England, Wiltshire, Chittoe – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Chittoe, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Wiltshire, Chittoe – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Chittoe, 1846-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Chittoe (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Chittoe, 1846-1973
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Chittoe (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Chittoe – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Parish register printouts of Chittoe, Wiltshire, England ; christenings, 1846-1875
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Wiltshire, Chittoe – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Manor court rolls in Bromham, Wiltshire, 1615-1750
Author: Manor of Bromham. Court (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Devizes
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Avebury
  • Poor Law Union: Devizes
  • Hundred: Potterne and Cannings
  • Province: Canterbury

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