Figheldean is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Alternative names: Fittledean
Other places in the parish include: Ablington.
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Figheldean
- North Tidworth
- South Tidworth
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FIGHELDEAN, or Fittledean, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 4¼ miles N-of Amesbury, and 9 S of Pewsey r. station. It includes the hamlet of Ablington; and its post town is Duddington, under Salisbury. Acres, 5, 279. Rated property, £4, 326. Pop., 472. Houses, 94. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Salisbury. Value, £310.* Patron, the Bishop of S. The church is ancient, and was repaired in 1859.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845
Ablington, a hamlet, in the parish of Figheldean, union and hundred of Amesbury, Everley and Pewsey, and S. divisions of Wilts; containing 137 inhabitants.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV
Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom Capper 1808
Ablington, a hamlet to Figeldean, hundred of Amesbury, Wilts, 4 miles from Amesbury.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom. Benjamin Pitts Capper. 1808.
Civil Registration District: Amesbury
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Treasurer of Salisbury in the Prebendal of Calne
Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Amesbury
Poor Law Union: Amesbury