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Inglesham - OPC Vacancy

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Inglesham Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Buscot (BRK) - Hannington - Highworth - Kempsford (GLS) - Lechlade (GLS)



GenUKI - For information on Wiltshire and Inglesham
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies
Wiltshire Community History - Historical information for parishes within the Wiltshire County jurisdiction.
Register of One-Place Studies - Inglesham Entry


The Parish Church of St. John the Baptist

The church is of rustic character; the little aisled nave has a 13th century bell-cote over its west gable; within is an assortment of 12th and 13th century arches and an Elizabethan pulpit.  There is also some sculptured screenwork.

Churches Conservation Trust

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1589-1940
Marriages 1589-1972
Burials 1589-1940
BTs held at Bristol Record Office 1837-1864


Parish History

Where the Thames emerges from the extreme north-east corner of the county lies Inglesham, 3 miles north west of Highworth.  The village was once partly in Wiltshire and partly in Berkshire.  The start of the Thames and Severn Canal can be found in this parish.

Civil Registration

1837 - 1898 Highworth Registration District
1898 - Present Swindon Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Survey Map 1811-1812

Crime and Legal Matters



Kellys 1915                Swindon & District 1928




Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts


Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832             Voters Lists Revisions 1843                Electoral Lists Revision Court 1902                


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Medical Relief 1837              Swindon & Highworth Union Supplies 1838                Poor Law Union Supplies 1847                   Public Assistance Administration 1948




War, Conflict and Military Matters



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