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Berkshire Parishes
Chilton Foliat
Wiltshire Parishes
Chilton Foliat

Guide to Chilton Foliat, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kintbury Eagle; Kinwardstone
County Berkshire
Poor Law Union Hungerford
Registration District Hungerford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1569
Bishop's Transcripts: 1605
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Marlborough
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Location of Archive
Berkshire Record Office

Parish History

CHILTON-FOLIATT (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Hungerford, partly in the hundred of Kintbury-Eagle, county of Berks, but chiefly in the hundred of Kinwardstone, Marlborough and Ramsbury, and N. divisions of Wilts, 2¼ miles (N. W. by W.) from Hungerford. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.[2]
Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


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Non-conformist Churches


Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Chilton Foliat in Genuki


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 597-599. Date accessed: 24 August 2013.
  2. 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,' Nimrod Research, accessed 8 January 2014.