Pertwood, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Pertwood is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Upper Pertwood

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1813
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PERTWOOD, a parish in Mere district, Wilts; on the Roman road to Old Sarum, 2 miles NW of Hindon, and 5½ NW of Tisbury r. station. Post-town, Hindon, under Salisbury. Acres, 450. Rated property, £480. Pop., 30. Houses, 5. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £56. Patron, Mrs. Seymour. The church is good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Pertwood, 1608-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pertwood (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Pertwood, 1840-1923 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pertwood (Wiltshire)


Land tax assessments in Pertwood, Wiltshire 1773-1876 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Mere
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wylye
  • Poor Law Union: Mere
  • Hundred: Warminster
  • Province: Canterbury