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Odstock - OPC Vacancy

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Odstock Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Britford - Downton - Homington - Nunton & Bodenham - Whitsbury


Websites of Interest

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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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


The Parish Church of St. Mary

Odstocke Protestation Return 1641-1642                Church News 1850-1899

Parish Register Transcripts

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1541-1991
Marriages 1541-1990
Burials 1541-1990


Parish History

Cottagers' Flower & Vegetable Show 1878

Civil Registration

1837 - 1896 Alderbury Registration District
1896 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land


Fires 1800-1899

Land Tax

Appointment of Select Commissioners for Land and Assessed Taxes 1842

Property to Let

Farm to Let 1786             

Public Houses              

Yew Tree Inn

This inn was once a centre for sheep shearers and gypsies.  The charming old-fashioned thatched country inn with its old beams is the typical English village pub.  It plays a big part in the village history as recorded in the article found in the crime section 'For the love of a child'.


Crime and Legal Matters


Arson at Britford 1870


Assault by Naked Man 1799

Capital Punishment

For the Love of A Child 1801


Fined for Not Having a Dog License 1883

General Items

Crime Reports 1800-1849                  Crime Reports 1850-1899                  Thanks Giving Day Incident 1872                  Gipsies Camp at Odstock 1874                    Breach of the Anthrax Order 1907


Yew Trees Vandalised 1775



Kellys 1859                 Kellys 1915




Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807               Gamekeepers Certificates 1834 


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

Francis Clark 1720           John Greene 1712

Community Services             

Police Inspector A. E. Mitchell 1887-1940


Miscellaneous Documents

Miscellaneous News 1800-1849


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables


Accidents 1850-1899

Census Returns Transcripts

1841          1851          1861          1871          1881           1891          1901          1911 

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818          Voters List 1832

Family Notices

1800-1849                    1850-1899                    Death of Anne, Countess of Newburgh 1861

Funeral Reports 

Walter Ford 1907                


Inquest Reports 1800-1849                  John White 1815


Tax List 1332


Wedding at Gloucester 1911


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Alderbury Union Elected Guardians 1835                  Workhouse Audit 1858               Appeal Against Removal Order 1867            

Appointment of Overseers

1860          1870           1872




War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Photo Gallery

Why the Poppy Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918 Those Who Served in WWI
St. Mary Roll of Honour Plaque WWI & WWII Those Who Served in WWII  



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