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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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
Parish Registers held at WSHC
1837 - Present Devizes Registration District
Buildings and Land
|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|
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|
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.
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
Elections and Polls
Obituaries and Funeral Reports
Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse
War, Conflict and Military Matters
|Chelsea Pensioners 1808-1828||Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918||Calne & District Casualty Lists WWI|
|Roll of Honour Plaque||Why the Poppy|