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Hungerford - OPC Vacancy

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Hungerford - St. Lawrence Hungerford - St. Lawrence

Hungerford Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Chilton Foliat - Froxfield - Ramsbury

 

Websites

GenUKI - For information on Wiltshire and Hungerford
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.
Register of One-Place Studies - Hungerford Entry

 

The Parish Church of St. Lawrence

Parish Register Transcripts

Marriages
1562-1599 1600-1649 1650-1699 1700-1749 1750-1799 1800-1837

 

Parish Registers held at Berkshire Record Office

Baptisms 1559-1927
Marriages 1559-1971
Burials 1562-1969
Bishops Transcripts are held at WSHC 1589-1836 (with gaps)

 

Parish History

The town of Hungerford is 8 miles west of Marlborough in Wiltshire and 26 miles south west of Reading in Berkshire.

Historically, Hungerford was partly in Berkshire and partly in Wiltshire but is now completely within Berkshire.  Some records are held in Berkshire Record Office and some at Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre (see parish registers below).  The Wiltshire part of Hungerford was transferred to Berkshire jurisdiction on 28th March 1895.

Includes the tything of Charnham-Street

Civil Registration

1837 - 1895 Hungerford (Wiltshire) Registration District
1895 - Present Hungerford (Berkshire) Registration District

 

Buildings and Land

Indenture of Land Transfer 1701                  Sale of Hungerford Brewery & Public Houses 1846          Owners of Land 1873 

Maps

Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1808-1809          Turnpike Road from Marlborough to Hungerford 1816

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Strayed or Stolen Geldings 1800                  Crime Reports 1800-1849

 

Directories

Post Office Telephone 1920

 

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

Strays Index

 

Employment and Business

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807          General Medical Council Registrations 1859-1959

Newspaper Advertisements

James & Co. (Hungerford Ltd) 1956

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

 

People and Parish Notables

Descendants of Thomas Strange c1730 Family Notices 1800-1849 Secrets of Farming Book Subscribers 1863
Death in a Well 1871    

 

Parish Notables

Johnny Morris - TV Presenter

 

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Workhouse Crime 1835-1850

 

Probate

National Probate Index 1858-1966 

Parishioners Wills

Edward Dismore, Snr, proved 1831               Benjamin Knackstone Proved 1848

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorial & Military Photo Gallery

Why the Poppy              Servicemen & Families with the 1st Wilts. Regt. in South Africa 1911                  Roll of Honour Plaque               Hungerford War Memorial

 

 

Charnham Street

Charnham Street

People and Parish Notables

Poll of Freeholders 1772                Poll Book 1865     Poll Book 1818

 

Newtown

Newtown

Employment and Business

Apprentice - William Chapman 1774

 

 

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