Winterslow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

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Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1598
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WINTERSLOW, a parish, with a village, in Alderbury district, Wilts; 3½ miles SSE of Porton r. station, and 6 ENE of Salisbury. It has a post-office under Salisbury, and an inn. Acres, 4,843. Real property, £4,990. Pop., 904. Houses, 188. The manor was anciently held on the tenure of providing claret for the king at Clarendon palace. W. house was a residence of the Fox family, and was burned down in 1774. Many Saxon and early Norman coins, cut into halves and quarters, have been found. A lioness, which had escaped from a travelling menagerie, seized a horse of the Exeter mail, near W. inn, on a dark night of 1816. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £784. Patron, St. John’s College, Oxford. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, national schools, and charities £53.

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

Parish Registers

Winterslow Marriages 1598 to 1812

Parish Records



Census returns for Winterslow, 1841-1891

Church Records

Account book, 1810-1827 Author: Winterslow Chapel (Wiltshire : Wesleyan Methodist)

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

Marriages at Winterslow, 1598-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterslow (Wiltshire)

Parish registers for Winterslow, 1547-1921 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterslow (Wiltshire)

Index to volume 1 of the parish register of Winterslow Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Winterslow (Wiltshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Creed registers, ca. 1900-1925 Author: Alderbury and Salisbury Union (Wiltshire)


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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Alderbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Amesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Alderbury
  • Hundred: Alderbury
  • Province: Canterbury

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