Alvediston, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Status: Chapelry

Alternative names: Alvesdiston

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

Parish registers: 1592; see also Broad Chalke
Bishop’s Transcripts: 1624

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Alvediston

  • Swallowcliffe
  • Ansty
  • Ebbesbourne Wake
  • Berwick St John

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Alvediston, or Alvesdiston, a parish in the division of Hindon, union of Tisbury, county of Wilts. Living, a vicarage not in charge, subordinate to the rectory of Broad Chalk, in the archd. and dio. of Salisbury. Pop., in 1801, 217; in 1831, 239. Houses 52. Acres 2,400. A. P. £2,334. Poor rates, in 1837. £90.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alvesdiston, 7 miles S.E. Hindon. P. 263

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Administration

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