Diltons Marsh Wiltshire Family History Guide

Diltons Marsh is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Wiltshire, created in 1845 from chapelry in Westbury Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Dilton Marsh

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1844
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1844

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Beckington with Standerwick
  • Rodden
  • Upton Scudamore
  • Berkley
  • North Bradley
  • Heywood
  • Westbury
  • Corsley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DILTON-MARSH, a chapelry in Westbury parish, Wilts; on the Westbury and Yeovil railway, adjacent to the boundary with Somerset, 2½ miles WSW of Westbury. It was constituted in 1845; is partly identical with Dilton chapelry; and has a post-office under Westbury. Rated property, £5,271. Pop., 1,561. Houses, 380. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is recent; and there are charities £93.

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: Westbury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Wylye
Poor Law Union: Westbury and Whorwellsdown
Hundred: Westbury (Wiltshire)
Province: Canterbury