Tollard Royal Dorset & Wiltshire Family History Guide

Tollard Royal is an Ancient Parish partly in Dorset and partly in Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Tolland Royal

Other places in the parish include: Farnham Tollard.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1689
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1609

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Berwick St John
  • Ashmore
  • Donhead St Mary with Charlton
  • Farnham
  • Handley
  • Tarrant Gunville
  • Chettle

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TOLLARD-ROYAL, a parish, partly in Tisbury district, Wilts, and partly in Wimborne district, Dorset; 7 miles S of Tisbury r. station. It has a post-office under Salisbury. Acres of the W. part, 1,190; of the D. part, which is Farnham-Tollard, 897. Pop., 377 and 217. Houses, 79 and 52. Rated property of the whole, £2,192. The property is subdivided. A hunting seat of King John was here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £570. Patron, the Rev. J. H. Austen. The church is good.

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


County: Dorset; Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Tisbury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Chalke
Poor Law Union: Tisbury
Hundred: Cranborne; Chalk
Province: Canterbury