Milston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Other places in the parish include: Brigmerston.
Alternative names: Milston and Brigmerston
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1540
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1578
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].
- 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