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Hannington - OPC Vacancy

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Hannington - St John The Baptist Hannington - St John The Baptist Image supplied courtesy of Nick Temple-Fry

Hannington Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Broad Blunsdon - Castle Eaton - Highworth - Inglesham - Kempsford (GLS) - Stanton Fitzwarren



GenUKI for information on Wiltshire and Hannington
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.


The Parish Church of St. John the Baptist

St. John's Gallery

The church is a neat structure with a square tower containing five bells.  The interior contains several monuments to the Freke family.  There is a chapel of ease at Hannington Wick. 

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1571-1877
Marriages 1571-1836
Burials 1571-1990
BTs 1838-1855 are held at the Bristol Record Office


Parish History

Hannington Bridge which crosses the River Thames joins the parish to neighbouring Kempsford in Gloucestershire.

Civil Registration

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


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Survey Map 1816


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849 Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879 Crime Reports 1850-1899
Licensing Reports 1850-1899 Crime Reports 1950-1999  


Murder of Newborn Child 1845



Post Office 1875         Kellys 1915                Swindon & District 1928




Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business

British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969               Gamekeepers Certificates 1807               Gamekeepers Certificates 1834


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           Poll Book 1868          Electoral Lists Revision Court 1902

Family Notices

1800-1849                   1850-1899

Inquest Reports

Inquest Reports 1800-1899

Parish Notables

Narcissus Marsh - Archbishop of Dublin (20 Dec 1638 - 2 Nov 1713)


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

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



Legacy Notices

Florence Barbara Lilie Hussey-Freke 1947


War, Conflict and Military Matters



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