Wilsford cum Lake, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Wilsford cum Lake is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Lake.

Alternative names: Wilsford, Wilsford and Lake, Wilsford near Amesbury, Wilsford Withlake

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1610
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1588; 1605

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WILSFORD, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 1¾ mile SW of Amesbury, and 5 NW of Porton r. station. Post town, Amesbury, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,591. Rated property, £1,465. Pop., 140. Houses, 26. W. House is the seat of G. Loder, Esq. Lake House was the seat of the antiquary Duke, author of the “Druidical Temples of Wilts;’’ and is now the seat of the Rev. E. Duke. Many barrows are on the downs. The living is a vicarage, united with Woodford, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £420. Patron, the Bishop of S. The church was repaired in 1858.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Wilsford, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Wilsford, near Arnesby, 1588-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wilsford (near Amesby, Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Wilsford, near Arnesby, 1681-1834 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wilsford (near Amesby, Wiltshire)

Record of members, Wilsford Branch (Wiltshire), 1851-1859 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Wilsford Branch (Wiltshire)

Registers of Wilsford and Lake, in the County of Wilts. Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wilsford (near Amesby, Wiltshire); Duke, R. E. H. (Rashleigh Edward Hungerford), b. 1855

Computer printout of Wilsford and Lake, Wiltshire, England

Court Records

Court records, 1624-1643 Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Wilsford (near Amesbury) and Woodford, Wiltshire)

Probate Records

Index to wills, 1615-1854 ; Original wills, 1615-1799 Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Wilsford (near Amesbury) and Woodford, Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Wilsford near Amesbury, Wiltshire 1780-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Amesbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Wilsford and Woodford
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Amesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Amesbury
  • Hundred: Underditch
  • Province: Canterbury