Stratford sub Castle Wiltshire Family History Guide

Stratford sub Castle is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. 

Alternative names: Stratford under the Castle, Stratford under the Old Castle

Other places in the parish include: Avon. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1610; 1624

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STRATFORD-UNDER-THE-CASTLE, a parish in Alderbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles NNW of Salisbury r. station. It has a post-office under Salisbury. Acres, with Old Sarum, 1,483. Real property, £2,621. Pop., 332. Houses, 74. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £80. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of S. The church is good.

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

Parish Registers

Stratford sub Castle Marriages 1654 to 1837

Stratford sub Castle Wiltshire Marriages 1654 to 1837 - View Online


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Alderbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of the Sub-Dean of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Salisbury
  • Poor Law Union: Alderbury
  • Hundred: Salisbury Borough; Underditch
  • Province: Canterbury