Alvediston, Wiltshire Family History Guide


Church of St. Mary, Alvediston
Church of St. Mary, Alvediston The church was rebuilt in 1866 by T.H. Wyatt. Kevin Farmer / Church of St. Mary, Alvediston / CC BY-SA 2.0

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

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALVESDISTON, or Alvediston, a parish in Tisbury district, Wilts; on an affluent of the Avon, under White sheet-hill, 4 miles SSE of Tisbury r. station, and 8 E of Shaftesbury. Post Town, Broad Chalk under Salisbury. Acres, 2,531. Real property, with Berwick-St. John and Tollard-Royal, £7,280. Pop. 267. Houses, 56. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £82. Patron, the Vicar of Broad Chalk. The church is good.

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

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.

Directories

Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889

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


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.