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Poulshot photo gallery

Contiguous Parishes (Our Neighbours)

Devizes St. John - Keevil - Potterne - Rowde - Seend


Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information on Poulshot.
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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. Peter

Grants to Retiring Aged Parish Clerks 1864                  Church Officers 2013

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1627-1945
Marriages 1627-1996
Burials 1627-1992


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - Present Devizes Registration District


Buildings and Land

Old Field Names          Property Sale by Auction 1794          Owners of Land 1873          

Listed Buildings

Banks Memorial, St. Peter's Churchyard Barley Hill Farmhouse, Barley Hill Lane Belle Vue Farmhouse, Poulshot Road
Breastlands, 52 The Green Church Farmhouse, Townsend Dukes Farmhouse, The Green
60 The Green Higher Green Farmhouse Lower Green, The Green
Manor Farmhouse, Poulshot Road Manor House Farmhouse, Poulshot Road Middle Green, The Green
Middle Green Farm, The Green - Outbuilding Milestone on South Side of the A361, West of Lane to Poulshot Mill Farmhouse, Mill Lane
Old Farmhouse, Mill Lane Poulshot Lodge, Poulshot Road Raven Inn, The Green
St. Peter's Church, Townsend Stansfield Cottage, 60 Poulshot Road Townsend Farmhouse, Townsend
Wattle Cottage, 51 The Green    


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1808-1811


Crime and Legal Matters

Flying Highwayman of Wiltshire 1775-1778 Crime Reports 1800-1849 Sheep Stealing 1828
Bastardy Examinations 1835-1876 Fighting John Cornick 1872  

Quarter Sessions

Court Appearances

Ernest Aust 1905



Kellys 1915                     P.O. Telephone Subscribers 1926-1934




Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business


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

Samuel Bart 1715


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

The Wesleyan Chapel, built in 1886 at the northern end of the village, was founded by Mr. & Mrs. Moses Moore and was part of the Devizes Methodist Circuit. It is now a private house.  The Baptism Register is held at WSHC.          Wesleyan Chapel Photo Gallery


People and Parish Notables

People Photo Gallery          Can anyone provide details on the Swanborough family portrait of three men in the people gallery?  

Census Returns Transcripts 

1841          1851          1861          1871          1881          1891          1901          1911

Elections and Polls 

Poll of Freeholders 1772           Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832           Voters Lists Revisions 1843                 MP Nominations 2015

Family Notices

Family Notices 1850-1899

Inquest Reports

Inquest Reports 1800-1849                  Inquest Reports 1850-1899                  Bamber Infant Twins 1855

Obituaries and Funeral Reports

Death of George Bowden, Miser 1818                   Death of Former Resident Moses Moore 1915


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

Poor Law Union Bread & Flour Contract 1838




War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorial & Military Photo Gallery

Chelsea Pensioners 1808-1828 Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918 Calne & District Casualty Lists WWI
Roll of Honour Plaque Why the Poppy
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