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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Rollstone St. Andrew|
|Hundred||Elstub and Everley|
|Poor Law union||Amesbury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Rollestone 1654-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Rollstone from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Rollstone, or Rowleston (St. Andrew))
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