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Grittleton - OPC Vacancy

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Grittleton Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Castle Combe - Hullavington - Leigh Delamere - Malmesbury - Stanton St. Quintin


Websites of Interest

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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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

St. Mary Gallery          St. Mary Interior

Parish Register Transcripts



Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1577-1906
Marriages 1573-1993
Burials 1573-1992
BTs 1847-1900 are held at the Bristol Record Office


Parish History

History of the Parish of Grittleton

Civil Registration

1837 - Present Chippenham Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1813-1814


Crime and Legal Matters

Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879 



Post Office 1875           Kellys 1915           Swindon & District 1928




Emigration and Migration

Strays Index

A Grittleton born man was the first to marry in Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania).  William Gingel was baptised at Grittleton on 4th October 1778 with sister Mary.  Their parents were Walter and Ruth Gingel (nee Wheeler) who were married at Kington Langley in 1756.  Read the full story here.


Employment and Business

Game Licences 1834            Game List 1846


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcipts

1811           1851

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818             Voters List 1832            Voters Lists Revisions 1843           MP Nominations 2015          MP Nominations 2017

Family Notices

Family Notices 1850-1899     

General Items

Fox Lives to Run Another Day 1871              

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


Falstone Day Book 1645-1653


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse



Probate Index 1569-1881 (WSHC)               National Probate Index 1858-1966  


War, Conflict and Military Matters

Muster Roll 1539           Why the Poppy


Home Guards 1940-1944



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