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Ansty - St. James Ansty - St. James

Ansty Village Gallery

Contiguous Parishes

Alvediston - Berwick St. John - Donhead St. Andrew - Swallowcliffe - Tisbury with Wardour


Websites of Interest

British History Online - Ansty Entry
Nadder Valley Focus - Ansty Page
Wikipedia - Ansty Entry
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - Ansty Collection
Wiltshire Footprints - Family and Parish History for Ansty. 


The Parish Church of James

St. James Gallery                 St. James Interior Gallery                 St. James Churchyard Gallery

Ansty was a royal free chapel and the only parish in the county with no ecclesiastical jurisdiction.  Copies of registers were not required to be sent to the Bishop (Bishops Transcripts).  Couples could marry here regardless of Banns or License.  It also married couples when periods of canon law prohibited marriage.                              

Church Buildings and Repairs

Appeal to Provide a Residence for the Minister 1834         Salisbury Diocesan Church Building Association 1842         Disestablished Parish 1877           Poor Benefice Fund Grants 1880

Church News

Church Matters 1800-1899    

Church Officials

Clergy News 1800-1899          Grants to Retiring Aged Parish Clerks 1864           


Churchyard Survey      

Knights Hospitallers

Commandery and Ansty Church 1963

Parish Register Transcripts







Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms  1654-1992
Marriages  1655-2005
Burials  1655-1991


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - 1936 Tisbury Registration District
1936 - 1974 Mere, then Salisbury


Maps Gallery


2012 Maypole Celebrations


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Manor Farm

Property Sales

Leasehold Property for Sale or Let 1780

Public Houses

Arundell Arms

Maypole Inn

The inn closed in the 1990s and is now used as a residential property


Crime and Legal Matters

Agricultural Crime

Compensation for Cattle Eating Apples 1897                Farmer Makes Three Claims 1922                 Farmer Assaulted in Courtroom 1937


Assault on Husband and Wife 1838

Court Cases

Farmer and His £50 Car 1921

Motoring Offences

£100 Award for Motorcyclist 1940

Miscellaneous Offences

Bastardy Examinations 1854               Beer & Misrepresentation 1897       


Daring Robbery 1838



Kellys 1848 Post Office 1855 Post Office 1859 Post Office 1867 Kellys 1880 Kellys 1889
Kellys 1898
Kellys 1903 Kellys 1915 Kellys 1923 Kellys 1931 Kellys 1939



Salisbury Diocese Board of Education 1800-1849


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index                Emigrant - Henry Lever 1822-1890                 Emigrants - Robert & Charlotte Rabbetts 1854


Employment and Business


Gamekeepers Certificates 1807             Gamekeepers Certificates 1834          Game Licenses 1846


John Burton 1718          Jacob Targitt 1724                  

Wiltshire Society Apprentices

William Maurice Davidge 1893      

General Items   

Lever & Sons Business Partnership Dissolved 1882            


Miscellaneous Documents

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Voters List 1832

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Roman Catholicism

Papist Oath of Allegiance 1792                Broughton Catholic Charitable Society Members 1844


People and Parish Notables

People Gallery

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871

Census Returns Transcripts

1841          1851          1861          1871          1881          1891          1901          1911

Elections, Polls and Voting Lists

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

Parish Notables

Richard  Zouch - English Jurist - Born c1590 in Ansty - Died 1 March 1661 in London.


Falstone Day Book 1645-1653               


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse



National Probate Index 1858-1966 


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery


The Fighting Sullivans 1942

Why the Poppy               Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918                  WWI Casualty Biographies               WWII Casualty Biographies


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