East Harnham Wiltshire Family History Guide

East Harnham is a chapelry of Britford Ancient Parish in Wiltshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1854
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1854

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • West Harnham
  • Salisbury the Close of the Canons of the Cathedral Church
  • Salisbury St Martin
  • Laverstock
  • Britford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HARNHAM (EAST), a tything and a chapelry in Britford parish, Wilts. The tything lies near the river Avon and the Bishopstoke and Salisbury railway, ½ a mile S of Salisbury; and has a post-office under Salisbury. The chapelry was constituted in 1855. Rated property, £990. Pop., 461. Houses, 79. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £70. Patron, the Vicar of Britford. The church is good.

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: Alderbury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 - None, Post-1846 - Chalke
Poor Law Union: Alderbury
Hundred: Cawden and Cadworth
Province: Canterbury