Allington Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1655
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608; 1622

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Allington

  • Newton Tony
  • Amesbury
  • Boscombe

Historical Descriptions

Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Allington, (formerly Aldington), a parish in the union of Amesbury, division of Salisbury and Amesbury, Wilts; 3½ miles east-south-east of Amesbury, on a branch of the Avon. Living, a rectory in the archd. and dio. of Salisbury; rated at £14 13s. 4d.; gross income £250. Patron, in 1835, the earl of Craven. There is a small daily school here, and a Baptist church. Pop., in 1801, 75; in 1831, 80. Houses 11. Acres 460. A. P. £721. Poor rates, in 1837, £72.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Administration

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