Westport St Mary, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Westport St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. Brokenborough and Charlton are chapelries of Westport St Mary.

Alternative names: St Mary Westport

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1678
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, and Presbyterian.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTPORT-ST. MARY, a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; contiguous to Malmsbury town, within Malmsbury borough, and 6 miles SW by W of Minety r. station. Post town, Malmsbury. Acres, 2,036. Real property, with Bremilham and Foxley, £6,335. Pop., 1,615. Houses, 339. The living is a vicarage, with Brockenborough and Charlton, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £310. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was enlarged in 1841.

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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