Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)
Bishopstone (Wilton) - Bowerchalke - Broadchalke - Combe Bissett - Cranborne (DOR) - Pentridge (DOR) - Rockbourne (HAM) - South Damerham - Stratford Tony
GenUKI for information on Martin
Martin Parish Council for the history of Martin and All Saints church
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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 All Saints
Parish Registers held at Hampshire Record Office, Winchester
The parish of Martin was transferred from Wiltshire to Hampshire in 1895.
Martin, a parish in the hundred of South Damerham, county Wilts, 9 miles south west of Salisbury, its post town, and 4 north east of Cranbourne. It is situated on the borders of Hampshire and Dorsetshire and contains the tythings of East and West Martin. The inhabitants are engaged chiefly in agriculture. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Sarum, value £80. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient structure with a tower containing 3 bells. The church has recently been thoroughly restored. The register dates from 1590. The parochial charities produce about £142 which goes towards the church and poor. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship. There is a National school. Allenford Farm, an extra-parochial place in the parish of Martin, hundred of Damerham, county of Wilts, 8 miles to the south west of Salisbury. Tidpit, a tything in the parish of Martin, county Wilts, 8 miles south west of Salisbury. [source; National Gazette 1868]
1837 - October 1932 Fordinbridge Registration District
October 1932 - Present Christchurch Registration District
Buildings and Land
Crime and Legal Matters
Employment and Business
Agriculture and Land
Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship
People and Parish Notables
Census Returns Transcripts
Elections, Polls & Voting Lists
Personal Research Items
Tuck Family Research Marriage 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.
Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse
Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held
War, Conflict and Military Matters
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Carol Ouellet on 13th February 2019. Carol was OPC for this parish for some time.