Winterbourne Stoke, Wiltshire Family History Guide

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

Alternative names: Stoke Winterbourne, Winterborne Stoke

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1726
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WINTERBOURNE-STOKE, a parish, with a village, in Amesbury district, Wilts; on Salisbury plain, 4 miles N of Wishford r. station, and 5½ W by S of Amesbury. It has a post-office under Salisbury. Acres, 3,419. Real property, £3,245. Pop., 383. Houses, 70. The manor belongs to Lord Ashburton. Many barrows and traces of an ancient camp are on the downs. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £172. Patron, Lord Ashburton. The chancel of the church was recently rebuilt, and the rest repaired.

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 Winterbourne-Stoke, 1841-1891

Church Records

Baptisms from Salisbury St. Thomas, Salisbury Cathedral and 9 parishes to the west and north Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

Bishop’s transcripts for Winterbourne-Stoke, 1608-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterbourne-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1726-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterbourne-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Winterbourne-Stoke, 1726-1975 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterbourne-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments in Winterbourne-Stoke, 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 Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Wylye
  • Poor Law Union: Amesbury
  • Hundred: Branch and Dole
  • Province: Canterbury