Cricklade St Sampson, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Cricklade St Sampson is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: St Sampson Cricklade

Other places in the parish include: Whidhill and Chelworth.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Sampson

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1672
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Independent/Congregational.

Parishes adjacent to Cricklade St Sampson

Historical Descriptions

Cricklade St Sampson

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

St. Sampson a vicarage; valued in K. B. 18l. 11s. 10d.; patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury, alternately.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

CHELWORTH, a tything in Cricklade-St. Sampson parish, Wilts; 1 mile SW of Cricklade.

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


County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Cricklade
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Cricklade
Poor Law Union: Cricklade and Wootton Bassett
Hundred: Highworth, Cricklade and Staple
Province: Canterbury