Milston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Brigmerston.

Alternative names: Milston and Brigmerston

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1540
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1578

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MILSTON, a village and a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts. The village stands on the river Avon, 3 miles N by E of Amesbury, and 6½ N by W of Porton r. station; and consists of a small group of very pretty cottages, the parish church, and a gabled old parsonage, the birth-place of Joseph Addison, and now a farm-house.

The parish contains also the hamlet of Brigmerston; and its Post town is Amesbury, under Salisbury. Acres, 2,243. Real property, with Bulford and Durrington, £7,235. Rated property of M. alone, £1,246. Pop., 130. Houses, 26. The property is all in one estate.

The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Brigmerston, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £344. Patron, Rendall, Esq. The church is ancient and tolerable. Launcelot Addison, the father of Joseph Addison, was rector.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages at Milston 1540-1812

Parish Records


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

England, Wiltshire, Milston – Church records ( 5 )
The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Milston : baptisms & burials 1539-1837
Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

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

Marriages at Milston, 1540-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Milston (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1813-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Milston (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Milston, 1540-1834
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Milston (Wiltshire)

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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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