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Allington (Amesbury), Wiltshire

Historical Description

Allington, a parish in Wilts, on the Roman road from Old Sarum to Silchester, 2½ miles NE of Porton station on the L. & S.W. R., and 3 ESE of Amesbury. Acreage, 957; population, 70. Post town, Salisbury; money order and telegraph office, Winterbourne Gunner. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £100. Patron, the Earl of Craven. The church is very good. There is a small Methodist 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 
Poor Law unionAmesbury 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Allington 1623-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.


Church of England

St. John the Baptist (parish church)

The parish church of St. John the Baptist, rebuilt and consecrated in 1851, is a small edifice of flint with stone dressings, in the Norman, Early English, and Perpedicular styles, and consists of chancel and nave, and a tower at the south-west angle, containing 3 bells: the entrance is through the base of the tower: the east window is stained: there are 60 sittings.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Allington (Amesbury) from the following:


Online maps of Allington (Amesbury) 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: