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Donhead St. Mary - The OPC is Dot Gurd

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Donhead St. Mary Village Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Ashmore (DOR) - Berwick St. John - Cann (DOR) - Donhead St. Andrew - Melbury Abbas (DOR) - Semley - Tollard Royal

 

Web Sites

Duncan and Mandy Ball's - Website for photographs of St Mary the Virgin
GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Donhead St. Mary
Gurd and Associated Families - One Name Study
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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 - Donhead St. Mary Entry

 

The Parish Church of St. Mary

Donhead St. Mary Photo Gallery

 

Parish History

The parish includes the area of Dognell, Haystone and Charlton.  It also includes the village of Ludwell.

Parish News Reports 1791

 

Buildings and Land

Appointment of Select Commissioners for Land and Assessed Taxes 1842                 Cattle Plague Regulations 1867                 Owners of Land 1873                 Parish Plan 2009

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849 Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879 Bastardy Examinations 1850-1856
Crime Reports 1850-1899
Not Guilty of  Reckless Driving 1924  

                                                 

Directories

Post Office 1875

 

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

Published in tables from the Poor Law Commissioners Annual Reports for 1835, 1836 and 1847-1848 the following may be of use for tracing missing ancestors.  18 paupers emigrated to Canada under an assisted emigration programme between July 1838 - April 1839, 3 emigrated to South Australia between April 1839 - April 1840 and 5 emigrated to Canada in 1847.

 

Employment and Business

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

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Birdbush Chapel

Baptisms 1800-1837

Quakers/Society of Friends

Many burials took place at Chilvercombe Bottom, a burial ground founded by the Fry family.  The burial ground is owned by the Society of Friends and is an enclave surrounded by the Ashcombe Estate, Tollard Royal.  Records of these burials can be found in the Donhead St. Mary parish registers.

Roman Catholicism

Papist Oath of Allegiance 1792

 

People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772                  Poll Book 1865

Fairs and Fetes

Winners at Salisbury Sheep Fair 1878

Inquests

Inquest Reports 1800-1849                  Inquest Reports 1850-1899

 

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

 

Probate

Probate & Estate Notices 1850-1899                National Probate Index 1858-1966

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held 

John Grove 1629

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Why the Poppy                 Casualties of WWI Named in the Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book                  Casualty Biographies of WWI                  Casualty Biographies of WWII

Casualties of WWI

Frederick John Robert Broomfield 1915

 

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Tisbury Registration District
April 1936 - January 1978 Mere Registration District
January 1978 - Present Salisbury Registration District

A New Registrar 1913

 

Parish Registers Held at WSHC

Baptisms 1695-1970
Marriages 1695-1998
Burials 1678-1878

 

Transcriptions

Baptisms 1622-1699
1700-1749
1750-1799 1800-1810    
Marriages 1622-1799 1800-1837          
Burials 1622-1699 1700-1749 1750-1799    1800-1849    
Census 1695 & 1698 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911

 

 

 

 

Charlton

Charlton

Church of St. John The Baptist

 

Buildings and Land

Charlton Cemetery Gallery

Property Auction 1823

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Life and Crime of John Gurd 1863-1892

 

Nonconformity and Other Places of Worship

Primitive Methodist Camp Meeting 1867

 

People and Parish Notables

Falstone Day Book 1645-1653

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Ludwell

Ludwell

Ludwell Gallery

Employment

General Medical Council Registrations 1859-1959

 

People and Parish Notables

Inquest Reports 1700-1899

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