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Preshute - St George Preshute - St George

Preshute Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Berwick Bassett - Broad Hinton - Fyfield - Marlborough St. Mary The Virgin - Marlborough Sts. Peter & Paul - Mildenhall - Ogbourne St. Andrew - Overton - Savernake - Wilcot - Winterbourne Bassett

 

Websites

Duncan and Mandy Ball's - Website for images of St George's Church
GenUKI - For information on Patney and Wiltshire
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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 - Preshute Entry

 

The Parish Church of St. George

Interesting Parish Register Entries 1650-1654

Parish Register Transcripts

Marriages

1606-1700            1700-1811

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1606-1927
Marriages 1606-1952
Baptisms 1606-1894

The early registers may contain entries for Savernake and the Forest.

 

Parish History

Just above Marlborough College the old mother church of Preshute stands beside the Kennet.  Within the parish the Conqueror founded his great castle of Marlborough; the church holds as its chief treasure what is believed to be the castle font, a squat column of black Tournai marble.  Legend has it that King John was baptised at this font.

The Parish includes the village of Manton and the hamlet of Clatford

Civil Registration

1837 - Present Marlborough Registration District

 

Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873          Sale of Savernake Estate 1929

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Bastardy

Bastardy Examinations 1853

General Crime Items

Crime Reports 1800-1849         

Prisons and Prisoners      

Convicts sent to Prison Hulks 1823-1842           

Theft                   

Robbery from School Pupils 1853           Four Boys Steal from Grammar School Pupils 1860

 

Directories

Kellys 1915                 Swindon & District 1928

 

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

Strays Index

 

Employment and Business

Trades Unions

Charles John Adams 1919 

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

 

People and Parish Notables

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772               Voters List 1832            Voters Lists Revisions 1843               County Council Election Notice 1925

General Items

Tragedies at Preshute 1796-1812 

Family Notices

1850-1899    

Inquest Reports

Mary Birch 1849  

Wedding Reports

Marlborough Bride Married at Preshute November 1949

 

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

 

Probate

Parishioners Wills

Geoffray Daniell proved 1561          Mary Chapman Proved 1570

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

Casualties of WWI Honoured in the Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book

 

 

Clatford

Clatford

Employment and Business

British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969

People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1851         1861

Manton

Manton

Manton Photogallery

Buildings and Land 

Savernake Estate Sold 1929

Crime and Legal Matters

Bastardy

Bastardy Examination Goodship v Scott 1853

Employment and Business

Ledley's of Marlborough Newspaper Advertisment 1956

People and Parish Notables

Poll of Freeholders 1772

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.

Overton Heath

Overton Heath

People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1851          1861

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