Stapleford Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1633
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stapleford

  • Woodford
  • Wishford Magna
  • Steeple Langford
  • Little Langford
  • Berwick St James
  • South Newton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPLEFORD, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; 1½ mile NNW of Wishford r. station, and 4¼ NNW of Wilton. Post town, Wilton, under Salisbury. Acres, 2,015. Rated property, £1,791. Pop., 260. Houses, 66. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £105. Patrons, the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The church was recently restored, and has a fine Norman porch.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Historical Records

Parish Register Transcripts

Baptisms 1600-1749

Baptisms  1750-1837

Emigration and Migration

Emigrant - Thomas and Elizabeth Young 1768-1847

Census Returns Transcripts


Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772

Poll Book 1818

Voters List 1832 

Poll Book 1865

MP Nominations 2015

MP Nominations 2017

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Wilton Union Guardians Appointed 1835


Kellys 1915

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

Kellys 1880

Kellys 1867

Post Office 1855


Vision of Britain historical maps


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