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Chute Forest

"CHUTE FOREST, an extra-parochial place, in the hundred of Kindwardstone, in the county of Wilts, near the above. It was anciently a forest stretching into the county of Hants."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Chute Forest was an extra-parochial district until 1875.

Church Records

  • Common to all parishes is a Key to Abbreviations and a description of Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.

  • Indexes and registers of the parish church of Chute Forest, St Mary:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1871-1950, Mar 1877-1947, Bur 1875-1971
    • VRI Chr 1871-1906, Mar 1877-1906

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Chute Forest which are provided by:


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Chute Forest has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU310518 (Lat/Lon: 51.264464, -1.557087), Chute Forest which are provided by:


  • Population was 110 in 1831, 98 in 1951.



You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.