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West Overton - St. Michael and All Angels West Overton - St. Michael and All Angels

Overton Photo Gallery

Includes the tythings of Lockeridge and West Stowell

 

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Alton Barnes - Avebury - East Kennett - Fyfield - Huish - Preshute - Wilcot - Winterbourne Monkton

 

Websites

GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Overton
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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. Michael and All Angels

Interesting Entries from the Parish Registers          East Overton Protestation Return of 1641-1642

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1682-1995
Marriages 1682- 1984
Burials 1682-1877

 

Parish History

Lies on the Bath Road 4 miles west of Marlborough. The church (St. Michael), perched on an eminence, was rebuilt in 1878, some of the old windows and the chancel arch being retained. [The Little Guide, published by Methuen, 1949].

Civil Registration

1837 - Present Marlborough Registration District

 

Buildings and Land

Owners of Lands 1873

Maps

Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1818                     Ordnance Surveyor's Drawing North Wilts 1826

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849              Swing Riots Special Constables 1830                 Bastardy Examinations 1852

 

Directories

Swindon & District 1928

 

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

Strays Index               Emigration Home Contact Requested 1800 - Present

 

Employment and Business

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807 (West)

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

 

People and Parish Notables

Celebrations

Christmas Wishes 1949                  Birthday Celebrations 1958

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

Poll of Freeholders 1772                  Poll of Freeholders 1772 (West Overton)           Poll Book 1818 (West Overton)          Voters List 1832              Voters Lists Revisions 1843              

MP Nominations   

MP Nominations 2015

Family Notices

Family Notices 1800-1849               Family Notices 1850-1899

Wedding Reports

Marlborough Bride Married at Preshute November 1949

 

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

 

Probate

Administration Bonds

John Hayes Proved 1635          Kingsman Proved 1669

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

William, Earl of Pembroke 1630

Parishioners Wills

Thomas Stevens Proved 1582 Robert Kingesman 1592 Richard Kyngsman 1615 Joan Smith 1617
Richard Smith 1617 William Smith 1617 Anne Kyngesman 1620 Alice Kingsman 1634
Robert Kingsman 1647      

 

Probate Inventories

Richard Smith 1617 William Smith 1617 Joan Smyth 1617 Anne Kingsman 1620
John Hayes 1635 Alice Kingsman 1635 Robert Kingsman 1669  

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

Servicemen & Families with the 1st Wilts. Regt. in South Africa 1911                Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918

 

 

Lockeridge

Lockeridge

Buildings and Land

The tithing of Lockeridge has the woodland area of West Woods as its neighbour.  The woods are situated 3 miles west of Marlborough covering 400 hectares and was purchased by the Forestry Commission in 1931.  The woodlands were replanted between 1933-1960's with 70% Beech and 30% other broad leaf trees.  The wood itself is famous for its carpet display of bluebells in the Springtime.

Property Sales 1850-1899

 

Employment

Agriculture and Land

Beaters Supper 1906

 

People and Parish Notables

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818

Family Notices

1800-1849

Inquests

Inquest Reports 1800-1849

Wedding Reports

Ronald MacRae and Iris Wells 1955

 

      

West Stowell

West Stowell

Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873

 

People and Parish Notables

Poll of Freeholders 1772

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