Shrewton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1557
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Calvinist

Parishes adjacent to Shrewton

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SHREWTON, a parish, with a village, in Amesbury district, Wilts; 6 miles WNW of Amesbury, and 6 N of Wishford r. station. It has a post-office under Devizes. Acres, 2,178. Rated property, £2,074. Pop., 710. Houses, 159. The property is much subdivided. There are several ancient British remains. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £230. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church was rebuilt in 1854. There are a dissenting chapel, a national school, and charities £71.

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

Parish Registers

Marriages Out of Parish

Details Place of Marriage
Robert Rideout & Elizabeth Uphil, both of Shrewton, co. Dorset [sic] 6 May 1752 Mere

Parish Records


England, Wiltshire, Shrewton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions of Shrewton, Madington, and Orcheston (St. Mary and St. George), Wiltshire

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

England, Wiltshire, Shrewton – Church history ( 1 )
Shrewton Baptist Church
Author: Merrett, Albert

England, Wiltshire, Shrewton – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Shrewton, 1608-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Shrewton (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1548-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Shrewton (Wiltshire); Bennett, Frederick

Parish registers for Shrewton, 1557-1981
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Shrewton (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Shrewton – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Manor court rolls in Shrewton, Wiltshire, 1630
Author: Manor of Shrewton. Court (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Shrewton – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Shrewton, Wiltshire 1780-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889

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Vision of Britain historical maps


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

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