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Ashley - OPC Vacancy

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Ashley Village Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Cherington (GLS) - Crudwell - Long Newnton - Rodmarton (GLS) - Tetbury (GLS)

 

Websites

GenUKI - For information relating to Ashley
University of Leicester's - Website for historical Wiltshire directories
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies 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. James

The church of St. James is of very old structure and has 2 Norman arches, an ancient circular font and a monument to Ferdinando Gorges who died in 1647.

St. James Church Gallery             Church Interior

Interesting Notes from the Registers

Parish Register Transcripts

Baptisms

1765-1855 

Marriages

1607-1852 

Burials

1731-1853 

Please note that these transcripts may consist of gaps

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1664-1991
Marriages 1658-1836
Burials 1678-1991
The registers are available on microfiche only.  The original registers are held by the Gloucester Record Office

Records available from Other Sources

 

Parish History

Ashley transferred to Gloucestershire jurisdiction from Wiltshire in 1930.

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1937 Tetbury Registration District
April 1937 - Present Cirencester Registration District

 

Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873

Maps

Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1816

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Crime reports 1800-1849

 

Directories

Post Office 1855               Post Office 1875                Kellys 1915               Taylors 1941

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

 

Employment and Business

Game Licenses 1846

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

 

People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871               

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772                Voters List 1832               Voters Lists Revisions 1843      

Obituaries

Rev. Sidney Hinkes 2006

 

Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

 

Probate

Probate Index 1561-1878

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

Why the Poppy

 

 

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