Preshute, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Preshute is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Langdon Wyke, Furze Cope, Elcot, Clatford, Wykedown, Temple Ruckley, and Manton.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1606
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PRESHUTE, a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; on the river Kennet, 1¼ mile SW of Marlborough r. station. It includes Clatford, Elcot, and Manton tythings; and is within Marlborough parliamentary borough. Post-town, Marlborough. Acres, 5,351. Real property, with Savernake Park, £10,223. Pop., 1,209. Houses, 177. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £186. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is partly Norman, and in good condition; and has a brass of 1518.The Marlborough workhouse is here. There are a national school, and charities £6.

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

Parish Registers

Preshute Marriages 1606 to 1812

Preshute Wiltshire Marriages 1606 to 1812 - View Online


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Marlborough
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Salisbury (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Marlborough
  • Poor Law Union: Marlborough
  • Hundred: Selkley
  • Province: Canterbury