Whaddon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1582-1585; 1622

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WHADDON, a parish in Melksham district, Wilts; 2 miles SSW of Melksham r. station. Post town, Trowbridge. Acres, 438. Real property, returned with Alderbury. Pop., 40. Houses, 5. The manor belongs to W. Long, Esq. The living is a rectory, annexed to Hilperton.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Melksham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Potterne
  • Poor Law Union: Melksham
  • Hundred: Melksham
  • Province: Canterbury

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