Cholderton, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Chelderton, West Cholderton

Parish church: St. Nicholas

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1652
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608; 1621

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cholderton

  • Newton Tony
  • Amesbury
  • Thruxton
  • Amport
  • Shipton Bellinger
  • Bulford
  • Park House
  • Quarley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHOLDERTON (West), a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on the verge of the county, 2¾ miles W by N of Grateley r. station, and 5 ENE of Amesbury. It has a post office, of the name of Cholderton, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,661. Real property, with Allington and Newton-Toney, £4,637. Pop., 191. Houses, 38. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged formerly to the Foyles; and belongs now to the Dowager Countess Nelson. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £225. Patron, Oriel College, Oxford. The church was built in 1844; and is in the perendicular style, with an octagonal tower and a spire. Charities, £12.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records

Parish Registers

Marriages at Cholderton 1664-1752 - UK Genealogy Archives


Vision of Britain historical maps


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