Stanton St Quintin, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Stanton St Quintin is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: St Quintin Stanton

Other places in the parish include: Lower Stanton.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Giles

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1679
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Stanton St Quintin

  • Leigh Delamere
  • Malmesbury
  • Langley Fitzurse
  • Grittleton
  • Sutton Benger
  • Hullavington
  • Kington St Michael
  • Draycot Cerne
  • Seagry

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STANTON-ST. QUINTIN, a parish in Chippenham district, Wilts; 4 miles NNW of Chippenham r. station. Post town, Chippenham. Acres, 1,820. Real property, £1,510. Pop., 338. Houses, 74. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £400. Patron, the Earl of Radnor. The church is ancient, cruciform, and good; and was once collegiate. There is a free school.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records

Wiltshire OPC

Owners of Land 1873

Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1813-1814

Strays Index

Parish Register Transcripts

Interesting Parish Registers Entries

Baptisms

1682-1799

Marriages

1679-1796

Burials

1720-1799

Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports

1800-1849

Prisons and Prisoners

Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879

Directories

Post Office 1855              

Kellys 1915             

Swindon & District 1928             

Taylors 1941

Census Returns Transcripts

1841

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772         

Poll Book 1818          

Voters List 1832           

Voters Lists Revisions 1843

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Settlement Examination of John Cottle 1769

Directories

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Chippenham
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
Poor Law Union: Chippenham
Hundred: Malmesbury
Province: Canterbury