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Staverton, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Staverton, an ecclesiastical parish in Wiltshire, on the river Avon, 2 miles N of Trowbridge station on the G.W.R. It was constituted in 1855. Post town, Trowbridge. Population, 347. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Cloth manufacture is carried on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £100 with residence. The church is a small plain building of stone. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 CountyWiltshire 
Civil parishTrowbridge 
Poor Law unionMelksham 

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

Church Records

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

1641-1880  1837-1878

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Staverton from the following:


Online maps of Staverton 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 districtBA14
Post TownTrowbridge