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].

Parish Records

FamilySearch

England, Wiltshire, Whaddon – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Whaddon, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Wiltshire, Whaddon – Church records ( 2 )
The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Whaddon, baptisms & burials, 1582-1837
Author: Hassell, Margory; Hurley, John; Trace, Mary Kearns; Wiltshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Whaddon (Wiltshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Whaddon, 1582-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Whaddon (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Whaddon – Civil registration ( 1 )
Notices of marriage, 1837-1904
Author: Great Britain. Superintendent Registrar (District of Melksham with Trowbridge)

England, Wiltshire, Whaddon – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments in Hilperton and Whaddon, Wiltshire 1773-1884
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Land tax assessments in Whaddon & West Grimstead, Wiltshire 1780-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • 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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