Woodborough is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1567
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605; 1623

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOODBOROUGH, a parish, with a village, in Pewsey district, Wilts; on the Mid-Wilts railway and the Kennet and Avon canal, 3½ miles W of Pewsey. It has a r. station and a wharf. Post town, Pewsey, under Marlborough. Acres, 1,015. Real property, £2,035. Pop., 406. Houses, 84. The property is not much divided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £340. Patron, G. H. W. Heneage, Esq. The church was recently in bad condition. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £6.

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

Parish Registers

Woodborough Marriages 1567 to 1837

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog


Census returns for Woodborough, 1841-1891

Church Records

The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Woodborough : baptisms & burials, 1567 – 1837 Author: Burstow, Mike; Wiltshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Woodborough (Wiltshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Woodborough, 1605-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Woodborough (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Woodborough, 1567-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Woodborough (Wiltshire)


Land tax assessments in Woodborough, Wiltshire 1780-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Pewsey
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Avebury
  • Poor Law Union: Pewsey
  • Hundred: Swanborough (Wiltshire)
  • Province: Canterbury

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