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Lea & Cleverton - OPC Vacancy

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Lea and Cleverton Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (Our neighbours)

Brinkworth - Garsdon - Little Somerford - Malmesbury


Websites of Interest

Duncan and Mandy Ball's website for images of Zion Baptist Chapel.
GenUKIfor information on Lea & Cleverton.
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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. Giles

Parish Register Transcripts



Parish Registers Held at WSHC

Baptisms 1751-1905
Marriages 1754-1991
Burials 1751-1943
BTs 1839-1862 are held at the Bristol Record Office


Parish History

The parish includes the former parish of Garsdon which has its own parish page 

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Malmesbury Registration District
April 1936 - Present Chippenham Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873 (Lea)


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1813-1814          Ordnance Survey Map 1816


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849 (Lea)         Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879                    Eli Englsih - A Very Bad Boy 1855-1891



Kellys 1915             Swindon & District 1928           Taylors Telephone 1941 (Lea)




Emigration and Migration

From Lea - Published in tables from the Poor Law Commissioners Annual Reports for 1835, 1836 and 1847-1848 the following may be of use for tracing missing ancestors.  6 paupers emigrated to South Australia under an assisted emigration programme between April 1839 - April 1840


Employment and Business


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

St. Aldheim's Roman Catholic Church

Zion Baptist Chapel


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Vale of the White Horse Hunt Puppy Show 1874

Census Returns Transcripts

1851 (Cleverton)

1851 (Lea)

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

Poll Book 1818          Voters Lists Revisions 1843           MP Nominations 2015          MP Nominations 2017


Poll of Freeholders 1772 (Cleverton)          


Poll of Freeholders 1772 (Lea)                    Voters List 1832 (Lea)          

Family Notices


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 and The Workhouse

Tenders for Medical Service 1837                Election of Guardians 1837                Election of Guardians 1839                Election of Guardians 1844               Nomination of Guardians 1886



Probate Index 1851 (WSHC)               National Probate Index 1858-1966 (Lea)

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

Josias Taylor 1633                   Adam Peddington als. Tuck (Lea) 1628


War, Conflict and Military Matters

Why the Poppy

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