Durrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1591
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Durrington

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DURRINGTON, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2¼ miles N of Amesbury, and 8½ NNE of Wilton r. station. It has a post office under Salisbury. Acres, 2, 682. Real property, with Bulford and Milston, £7,235. Rated property of D. alone, £2,112. Pop., 440. Houses, 97. The property is divided among a few. An earthwork here, called Durrington Walls, or Long Walls, is supposed to be the remains of an ancient British village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £100. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Winchester. The church is modern; and there is an Independent chapel.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Durrington, a parish in the hund. and union of Amesbury, county of Wilts; 2½ miles north of Amesbury; on the river Avon. Living, a curacy in the archd. and dio. of Salisbury: returned at £41 3s. 6d.; gross income £53. Tithes commuted in 1839; aggregate amount £560. In the patronage of the dean and chapter of Winchester. In this neighbourhood are the remains of the ancient British town of Durrington, or Long Walls. Acres 2,830. Houses 76. A.P. £2,041. Pop., in 1801, 394; in 1831, 467. Poor rates, in 1837. £276.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Registers

Durrington Marriages 1591 to 1812

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

England, Wiltshire, Durrington – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Durrington, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Wiltshire, Durrington – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Durrington, 1599-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Durrington (Wiltshire)

Church records, 1591-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Durrington (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Durrington – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court rolls for the manor of Durrington, 1319-1377, 1609-1858
Author: Manor of Durrington. Court (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Durrington – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Durrington, Wiltshire 1780-1832
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


  • 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

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