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Chapmanslade, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Chapmanslade, a village in Westbury, Upton-Scudamore, and Corsley parishes, Wilts, 3½ miles SW of Westbury, which is the post town. It has a church, built in 1867, and a Congregational chapel.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Wiltshire Record Office, have the following parish records online for Chapmanslade:

1867-1880  1867-1880


Church of England

SS. Philip and James

The church of SS. Philip and James, erected in 1867 as a chapel of ease to the parish church of Holy Trinity, Dilton Marsh, is a small building of stone in the Gothic style, and consists of chancel, nave, South porch and a small western belfry containing 2 bells: the reredos is of Caen stone, and bears figures of the Evangelists: the church will seat 130 persons.


Baptist Chapel

The Baptist chapel, founded in 1788, will seat 140 persons.


Congregational Chapel

The Congregational chapel, founded in 1761, will seat 128 persons.


Online maps of Chapmanslade are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA13
Post TownWestbury