Whiteparish, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Whiteparish, a parish, with a village and five tithings, in Wiltshire, 2½ miles S by W of Dean station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8 SE by E of Salisbury. It has a post and money order office under Salisbury; telegraph office, Dean railway station. Acreage, 6321; population of the civil parish, 1037; of the ecclesiastical, 1074. There is a parish council consisting of eleven members. Melchet Park, Cowesfield House, Broxmore House, and Brickworth are chief residences. Earl Nelson is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £125. The church was restored and partly rebuilt in 1869. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Wiltshire
Ecclesiastical parish Whiteparish All Saints
Hundred Frustfield
Poor Law union Alderbury

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Whiteparish 1560-1837, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

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Directories & Gazetteers

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP5
Post TownSalisbury