Winterbourne Dauntsey, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Winterbourne Dauntsey is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Winterborne Daunstey, Winterbourne Dantsey

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1607

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WINTERBOURNE-DANTSEY, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; 1½ mile SSW of Parton r. station, and 4 NNE of Salisbury. Post town, Salisbury. Acres, 1,162. Real property, with W.-Earls, £3,268. Pop., 171. Houses, 39. The manor belonged anciently to the Danvers, and gave them the title of Baron. The living is a vicarage, united with W.-Earls, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £250. Patron, the Bishop of S. The church was taken down in 1867. There is a Methodist chapel.

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

Bankrupts

Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Sheppard William, Parton, Wiltshire, linen draper & shopkeeper, May 12, 1829.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Winterbourne-Dantsey, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Winterbourne-Dauntsey, 1607-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterbourne-Dauntsey (Wiltshire)

Index of marriage bonds, 1664-1740 Author: Church of England. Peculiar (Farringdon)

Marriage licence bonds, 1612-1839 Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Chute and Chisenbury)

Parish register transcripts, 1561-1832 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterbourne-Dauntsey (Wiltshire)

Parish registers of Winterbourne-Dauntsey (Wiltshire), 1561-1888 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterbourne-Dauntsey (Wiltshire)

Court Records, Land and Property

Court records, 1607-1670 Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Chute and Chisenbury)

Winterbourne documents Author: Bourne Valley Historical and Record Society

Probate Indexes

Index to wills, 1609-1855 Author: Church of England. Prebendal Court (Chute and Chisenbury)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Winterbourne-Dantsey, 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: Amesbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Chute and Chisenbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 - None, Post-1846 - Amesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Amesbury
  • Hundred: Alderbury
  • Province: Canterbury