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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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.
Register of One-Place Studies - Wilton Entry


The Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas

Church Gallery

Churches Conservation Trust           Protestation Return 1641-1642          Harvest Home 1867            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

Agriculture and Land

Giant Fungus 1787          Cattle Plague Regulations 1867          Foot and Mouth Disease 1924-1925         

Archaeology and Excavation 

Hanging Bowl            Market Place Coins Find 1787           


Great Flood 1841       


Owners of Land 1873


Railway Branch Line to Open 1856          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          Theft from Clothes Line 1862



Kellys 1915



Education Gallery

Annual Schools Festival 1868          School Fete in the Park 1868 


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

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


Apprentice records published here may not necessarily mean that the apprentice was from the parish but was apprenticed to a master within the parish.

John Bernard 1729

Wiltshire Society Apprentices

Job Austin 1819       John Silver Smith 1861


Aviation Certificate for Philip Lovell 1951

Building and Construction

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


British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969                 

Financial Services

Hall's Mortgages 1780 


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


New Stationmaster 1867


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

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832           Poll Book 1865           MP Nominations 2015            MP Nominations 2017

Entertainment and Community Celebration


Parishioners Attend the Great Exhibition 1851          Kelsall's Wax Works Visit 1868             

Flower Shows            

Pink Show 1851

Literary Readings                 

Popular Entertainment 1870


Brass Band Available for Events 1874

Family Notices

1800-1849          1850-1899

Inquest Reports

Inquest Reports 1800-1849          

John Croft 1856          Charles W. Harwood 1868          Thomas Lane 1787         William Stanley Hall Longstone 1890          William Moore 1872            Catharine Slow 1862                      


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.


Archery Meeting 1868           Fly Fishers Dinner 1901


Tax List 1332                 


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse


Lying-In Charity 1824     

Wilton Union          

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 

Boer War 

Reservists Leave for the Front 1899          Return of Wilton Volunteers 1901 

General Military Items

Army at Wilton & Erskine Barracks          Why the Poppy          Military News 1800-1849          Autumn Manoeuvres 1872

Royal Navy

Casualty W. Reginald Herbert, HMS Captain 1870

Servicemen & Women

Chelsea Pensioners 1808-1828

War Memorials & Books of Remembrance

War Memorial 1914-1988 

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


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

War Memorials and Books of Remembrance

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918         


Civilian Deaths 1939-1945





Ditchampton Gallery


Land and Buildings

Owners of Land 1873


People and Parish Notables

Family Notices 


Parish Noables

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