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Little Cheverell (Cheverell Parva) - OPC Vacancy

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Little Cheverell Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Great Cheverell - Imber - Potterne - West Lavington


Websites of Interest

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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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

The church was rebuilt in 1850 with the exception of the tower      [source: The Little Guides, Methuen, 1949]

New Deacon Ordained 1861

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1653-1928
Marriages 1654-1997
Burials 1654-1987


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - Present Devizes Registration District


Buildings and Land

Agriculture and Land

Gaming Notices 1846        


Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1808-1811

Sales by Auction

Rowde Estate Sale 1874


Crime and Legal Matters

Horse Theft 1831          Bastardy Examinations 1837-1874          Husband Beat Wife 1853          Devizes Bank Theft 1922



Post Office 1855          Kellys 1895          Kellys 1915



 School Admissions Register 1870-1913


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969                Wiltshire Society Apprentice - George Mundy 1861


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1785 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911

The 1785 census above lists family groups by household as compiled in April 1785 by Reverend William Roots, Curate at Little Cheverell.  It also list baptism dates of some of the occupants mainly those of children.  The original document can be consulted at the WSHC.

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

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

Family Notices      

Family Notices 1850-1899

Personal Research Items

Tuck Family Research Burial Extracts - This item was 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 refer to Quaker burials found across the county


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Poor Law Union Bread & Flour Contract 1838




War, Conflict and Military Matters

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918 (Includes West Lavington)          Why the Poppy



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