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Wilton - The OPC is Linda Robson

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Wilton - St. Mary and St. Nicholas Wilton - St. Mary and St. Nicholas

Wilton Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Bemerton - Bishopstone - Burcombe - Fugglestone St. Peter - Netherhampton - South Newton - Stratford Tony



GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Wilton
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.
We thank Judith White for her images in the main photo gallery.  
Register of One-Place Studies - Wilton Entry


The Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas

Church Gallery

Churches Conservation Trust                    Wilton Burg Protestation Return 1641-1642                    Obituary of Rev. Charles A Harris 1874

Parish Register Transcriptions

Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms  1626-1960
Marriages   1615-2002
Burials  1663-1969


Parish History

Exhibition of Youthful Industry & Wild Flowers 1858                    Rates Charges 1951

Civil Registrations

1837 - April 1936 Wilton Registration District
April 1936 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Market Place Coins Find 1787                Great Flood 1841                    Cattle Plague Regulations 1867               Owners of Land 1873                    Foot and Mouth Disease 1924-1925


Southern Railways Excursion Advert to Weymouth c1963

Wilton House

Wilton is the seat of the Earl and Countess of Pembrokeshire and their home Wilton House is, like so many stately homes, open to the public - for more information visit their website.  Wilton House archives have been deposited with the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre at Chippenham.

Hare Warren, Wilton Park               Wilton House News Reports 1800-1899               Lady Pembroke's Strawberries Gift to the German Emperor 1888


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1700-1799 Crime Reports 1800-1849 Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879
Bastardy Examinations 1822 Convicts sent to Prison Hulks 1823-1842 Swing Riots Brasher's Mill Attacked 1830-1831



Sentenced for Theft 1845                   Charged with Stealing Two Cannons 1858



Kellys 1915



Education Gallery


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Farming

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807 Gamekeepers  Licences 1834 Ploughing Match & Shepherding Prizes 1868 Rams Sales 1868
Smithfield Cattle Show Success 1872      


Job Austin 1819

Building and Construction

Employment of the Poor in Road Building 1817                 County Surveyor Application of Frederick Haynes 1858

General Items

British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969                     Aviation Certificate for Philip Lovell 1951


Election of New Coroner for South Wilts. 1767                    General Medical Council Registrations 1859-1959

Royal Wilton Carpet Factory & Carpet Manufacture

Factory Gallery

 Prince Albert's Carpet Made in Wilton 1851


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Primitive Methodists

New Chapel Opens 1837

Quakers (Society of Friends)

Quaker Births 1748-1771               Quaker Deaths 1753-1793


People and Parish Notables

Wilton People Photo Gallery

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871                Oddfellows Lodge Anniversary 1851


Bankruptcy Report of Samuel Hawes & John Adcock 1779

Census Returns Transcripts

1841     1851     1861     1871     1881     1891     1901     1911

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772                   Voters List 1832                 Poll Book 1865                    MP Nominations 2015

Entertainment and Community Celebration

Parishioners Attend the Great Exhibition 1851                Pink Show 1851                 Harvest Home 1867              Kelsall's Wax Works Visit 1868                Popular Entertainment 1870

Family Notices

Family Notices 1800-1849                  Family Notices 1850-1899

Inquest Reports

Inquest Reports 1800-1849                John Croft 1856                    Catharine Slow 1862                      William Moore 1872


George Henry Fooks 1944

Parish Notables

Thomas Muffet, Naturalist & Physician 1553-1604               Robert Pope - Surgeon 1748-1827               Edith Olivier, Novelist 1872-1948               Edward Slow, Poet of the Wiltshire Dialect

Herbert Family of Wilton House

Petition to the Earl of Pembroke 1795                  Sidney Herbert's Return to Wilton House 1846 

Personal Research Items

Tuck Family Research Burial Extracts - These items were donated by Ken Tuck and contains entries that may or may not relate to the Tuck family however they have been published as such.  Many references to Quaker entries may be found from across the county.


Tax List 1332                 


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

Lying-In Charity 1824                Wilton Union Guardian Appointed 1835                 Workhouse Crime 1835-1850                 Paupers in the Workhouse for 5 Years Consecutive 1861               Fire at the Workhouse 1866



Probate Index 1781-1832 (WSHC)               Probate Notices 1800-1899

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

Inquisition of Lands Held 1433                    John Samford 1629               William, Earl of Pembroke 1630                          

Parishioners Wills

Thomas Kingman proved 1595                 Thomas Moffatt proved 1604


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery                                

Army at Wilton & Erskine Barracks Why the Poppy Military News 1800-1849
Chelsea Pensioners 1808-1828 Autumn Manoeuvres 1872
Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918
War Memorial 1914-1988
Civilian Deaths 1939-1945


British Red Cross/VAD Detachment 

V.A.D. & Red Cross Hospitals 1914-1918                Service Record Emily Baxter 1914-1918           Service Record of George Buckeridge 1916-1918

Wiltshire Regiments

Encampment of the Wiltshires 1868                   Wilts Rifle Volunteers on the March 1872                   Servicemen & Families with the 1st Wilts. Regt. in South Africa 1911





Ditchampton Gallery


Land and Buildings

Owners of Land 1873


People and Parish Notables

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