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Great Somerford - The OPC is Ruth Wood

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Great Somerford Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Dauntsey - Little Somerford - Malmesbury - Seagry - Stanton St. Quintin


Websites of Interest

Duncan & Mandy Ball -  Great Somerford Entry.
GenUKI - For information on Wiltshire and Great Somerford.
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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 Sts. Peter and Paul

Sts. Peter & Paul Gallery         Inside Sts. Peter & Paul Gallery         Sts. Peter & Paul Memorial Stones Gallery          

History of Sts. Peter and Paul         Incumbents List         Churchyard Survey    

Parish Register Transcripts



Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1707-1971
Marriages 1707-1992
Burials 1707-1918
BTs 1838-1859 are held at the Bristol Record Office


Parish History

Parish includes hamlets of Seagry Heath and Startley.

Civil Registration

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


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1813-1814


Railway Gallery


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1650-1699         Crime Reports 1800-1849         Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879



Kellys 1867          Post Office 1875           Kellys 1898           Swindon & District 1928              Taylors Telephone 1941




Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business


Charles Aland 1714

Community Services

Worthy Porter - Climbing the Ranks of the Wiltshire Constabulary 1834-1881


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1851         1861         1871        1881       1891       1901 

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

1750-1799               1800-1849               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

Settlement Examinations 1763          Tenders for Medical Service 1837          Election of Guardians 1837           Election of Guardians 1839          Nomination of Guardians 1886



Probate Index 1558-1879

Parishioners Wills

Will of Philip Batten 1603


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorial Gallery

Why the Poppy

War Memorials

WWI Church Memorial Transcript               WWI Village War Memorial Transcript                WWII Church Memorial Transcript     



Francis Edward Porter 1916


Home Guards 1940-1944


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