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Rollstone, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Rollstone, a parish in Wiltshire, on Salisbury Plain, 5¼miles W by N of Amesbury, and 6 NE of Wiley station on the G.W.R. Post town, Devizes; money order and telegraph office, Shrewton. Acreage, 870; population, 28. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £150 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient and has been restored.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Ecclesiastical parishRollstone St. Andrew 
HundredElstub and Everley 
Poor Law unionAmesbury 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Rollestone 1654-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1608-18801797-17971629-18401624-1880

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 Rollstone from the following:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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