Chute Wiltshire Family History Guide

Chute is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Cadley.

Alternative names: Upper Chute

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1580
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1579

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Vernhams Dean
  • Collingbourne Kingston
  • Ludgershall
  • Chute Forest
  • Tidcombe and Fosbury
  • Hurstbourne Tarrant
  • Tangley
  • Hippenscombe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHUTE, a village and a parish in the district of Andover and county of Wilts. The village stands on the Roman road from Winchester, under Chute Down, 3¼ miles NE of Ludgershall, and 6¼ NW of Andover r. station; and it bears sometimes the name of Upper Chute. The parish includes also the hamlet of Cadley; and has a post-office, of the name of Chute-Standen, under Andover. Acres, 3,181. Real property, £2,710. Pop., 538. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. Chute Lodge is the seat of the Rev. H. Fowle; and Conholt Park, of Lady Charles Wellesley. Haydon-Hill Castle, on the farm of Fosbury, is an ancient camp. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £244. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is very good. Charities, £7. Corderoy, the divine, was a native.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Andover
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Chute and Chisenbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 - None, Post-1846 - Marlborough
Poor Law Union: Andover
Hundred: Kinwardstone
Province: Canterbury