Compton Chamberlayne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Alternative names: Compton Chamberlain
Parish church: St. Michael
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1538
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599
- Barford St Martin
- Broad Chalke
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
COMPTON-CHAMBERLAIN, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, adjacent to the South Devon railway, 1¼ mile SE of Dinton r. station, and 4½ W by S of Wilton. It has a post office under Salisbury. Acres, 2,130. Real property, £2,371. Pop., 348. Houses, 73. The property is divided among a few. Compton-Chamberlain House is the seat of Penruddock, Esq.; and belonged to Colonel Penruddock, who was executed for an attempt to over-throw Cromwell. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, not reported. Patron, Penruddock, Esq. The church contains an obituary of the Penruddocks, and a large brass of a priest; and is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Census returns for Compton-Chamberlain, 1841-1891 - FamilySearch
Bishop's transcripts for Compton-Chamberlain, 1599-1880 - FamilySearch
Compton Chamberlayne incumbent's visiting book 1847-76 - FamilySearch
Civil Registration District: Wilton
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Chalke
Poor Law Union: Wilton
Hundred: South Damerham