Rollestone, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Rollestone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Rollstone

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606; 1624

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROLLSTONE, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on Salisbury plain, 5½ miles W by N of Amesbury, and 6¼ NE of Wiley r. station. Post-town, Shrewton, under Devizes. Acres, 836. Real property, with Shrewton and Maddington, £7,295. Pop. of R. alone, 52. Houses, 10. The manor belongs to W. A. Heathcote, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £150. Patron, the Lord Chancellor The church is ancient, and was recently restored.

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

Parish Registers

Rollestone Marriages 1654 to 1812

Rollestone Wiltshire Marriages 1654 to 1812 - View Online

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Rollstone, 1841-1891

Church Records

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

Marriages at Rollestone, 1654-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Rollstone (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Rollstone, 1654-1829 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Rollstone (Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Rollestone, Wiltshire, 1780-1833 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Amesbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wylye
  • Poor Law Union: Amesbury
  • Hundred: Elstub and Everleigh
  • Province: Canterbury