Winsley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Wiltshire, created in 1846 from a chapelry in Bradford-on-Avon Ancient Parish.
Alternative names: Winsley cum Thurleigh
Parish church: St. Nicholas
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1724
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1622
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Bathford, Somerset
- Bradford-on-Avon Christ Church
- Monkton Combe, Somerset
- Limpley Stoke
- Claverton, Somerset
- Monkton Farleigh
- Freshford, Somerset
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WINSLEY, a chapelry in Bradford parish, Wilts. See Limpley-Stoke.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
WINSLEY, a tything and chapelry, in the parish, union, and hundred of Bradford, Westbury and N. divisions, and Trowbridge and Bradford subdivisions, of Wilts, 1½ mile (W.) from Bradford; the tything containing 2269 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Nicholas: there is a second chapel at Limpley-Stoke. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol; income, £147. Here is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Bradford on Avon
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Potterne
- Poor Law Union: Bradford
- Hundred: Bradford
- Province: Canterbury