Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1651
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1837

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Staverton

  • Bradford-on-Avon
  • Bradford-on-Avon Christ Church
  • Hilperton
  • Holt
  • Trowbridge
  • Whaddon

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAVERTON, a chapelry in Trowbridge district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles N of Trowbridge r. station. It was constituted in 1839. Post town, Trowbridge. Pop., 580. Houses, 126. Cloth manufacture is carried on. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £100. Patron, the Church Patronage Society.

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


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

Kellys 1915 – Wiltshire OPC

Family History Links

FamilySearch Historical Records

Vision of Britain historical maps

Wiltshire OPC

Owners of Land 1873

Churchyard Burial Plots

Churchyard Memorial Survey

Old Map of Staverton

Ordnance Surveyor’s Drawings 1808-1811

Parish Register Transcripts


1673-1699           1700-1749          1750-1836





Census Returns Transcripts

1841 1851 1861 1871 1881

Crime and Legal Matters

Convicts sent to Prison Hulks 1823-1842

Murderous Assault 1863

Theft of a Bicycle Chain 1915

War, Conflict and Military Matters

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918

Egg Collection for Wounded Servicemen 1914-1918

British Red Cross/Voluntary Aid Detachment

Volunteer Record of Ethel Blease 1915-1919


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

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