Garsdon, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Garsdon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1672
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GARSDON, a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; 2 miles ENE of Malmsbury, and 5½ WSW of Minety r. station. Post town, Malmsbury, under Chippenham. Acres, 1,136. Real property, with Lea, £4,815. Rated property of G. alone, £1,486. Pop., 206. Houses, 39. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Lea, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £ 441. Patron, F. Gale, Esq. The church is modern.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Garsdon, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Garsdon, 1605-1865 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Garsdon (Wiltshire)


Land tax assessments in Garsdon, Wiltshire 1780-1870 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Malmesbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
  • Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Malmesbury
  • Hundred: Malmesbury
  • Province: Canterbury