Erlestoke is a chapelry of Melksham Ancient Parish in Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Earl Stoke, Earlestoke, East Stoke, Erlstoke

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1689
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1578

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EARL-STOKE, or Erlstoke, a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; near the north border of Salisbury plain, 2½ miles W of Market-Lavington, and 5½ SSW of Devizes r. station. It has a post office under Westbury. Acres, 2,400. Real property, £2,442. Pop., 378. Houses, 77. The manor belonged to the Monthermers and the Montacutes, Earls of Gloucester and Salisbury. Earl-Stoke Park is the seat of the Taylor family. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Melksham, in the diocese of Salisbury.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages Out of Parish

Details Place of Marriage
Thomas Miles, b., of Erlestoke, & Margaret Newman, sp. 2 June 1770 Bratton Wiltshire

Parish Records

FamilySearch

England, Wiltshire, Earl-Stoke – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Genealogical collections
Author: Taylor, John Watson

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

England, Wiltshire, Earl-Stoke – Church records ( 4 )
The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Erlestoke, baptisms & burials, 1578-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Earl-Stoke (Wiltshire); Hassell, Margory; Wiltshire Family History Society

Bishop’s transcripts for Earl-Stoke, 1578-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Earl-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1800-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Earl-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Earl-Stoke, 1681-1961
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Earl-Stoke (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Earl-Stoke – History ( 1 )
Genealogical collections
Author: Taylor, John Watson

England, Wiltshire, Earl-Stoke – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Manor court rolls in Earl-Stoke, Wiltshire, 1677-1750
Author: Manor of Earl-Stoke. Court (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Earl-Stoke – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Poor law records, 1848-1932
Author: Devizes Union (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Earl-Stoke – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Earl-Stoke, Wiltshire 1773-1884
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Devizes
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Potterne
  • Poor Law Union: Devizes
  • Hundred: Melksham
  • Province: Canterbury

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