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Fovant - The OPC is Eric Read

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Fovant - St. George Fovant - St. George Image ©Trish Steel; licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence

Fovant Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Broad Chalke - Compton Chamberlain - Dinton - Ebbesbourne Wake - Fifield Bavant - Sutton Mandeville - Teffont Evias


Websites of Interest

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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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

Church Gallery           Churchyard Gallery

Interesting Entries from the Parish Registers          Foffont Protestation Record 1641-1642           Church Matters 1900-1999     

Parish Register Transcripts


1701-1750          1751-1790          1791-1812          1813-1837


1705-1750          1751-1760          1760-1812          1813-1837


1600-1649 (Incomplete)          1650-1699          1700-1749           1750-1799           1800-1849

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1541-1923
Marriages 1541-1991
Burials 1541-1942


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Wilton Registration District
April 1936 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Property Sale 1762               Owners of Land 1873


Crime and Legal Matters

Bastardy Examinations 1752-1854 Crime at Downton Fair 1786 & 1791 Poaching 1834
  Sheep Stealing, Chase and Trial 1863 Thefts by Gypsies 1889

Crime Reports

1800-1849          1850-1899         



Post Office 1875               Kellys 1915



Mrs. Bidwell's Boarding School

Mrs. Bidwell's Boarding School Advert 1830


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index           Assisted Emigration - Thomas & Hester Futcher 1834


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807                  Gamekeepers Certificates 1834          Agriculture Report 1847


Apprentice records published here may not necessarily mean that the apprentice was from the parish but was apprenticed to a master within the parish

William Hill Antly 1745


British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969


Futcher - House and Grocer Shop Auction 1859


Salisbury Christmas Cattle Market 1867


General Medical Council Registrations 1859-1959 


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables


Accidents 1850-1899

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Tradesmens Benefit and Friendly Society Anniversary 1878 

Census Returns Transcripts

1841        1851           1861          1871          1881       1891         1901          1911    

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772           Poll Book 1818          Voters List 1832          Poll Book 1865          MP Nominations 2015

Family Notices

1800-1849          1850-1899

Inquest Reports

Edward Jervis 1832          James Sanger 1846

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


Tax List 1332          Falstone Day Book 1645-1653


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Wilton Union Guardians Appointed 1835           Guardians Dinner & Election of Guardians 1870       



Administration Bonds

Elizabeth Smith 1839

Estate & Probate Notices

Estate Notice of William Goodfellow 1789

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

Richard Westfield 1625 William, Earl of Pembroke 1630 Henry, Earl of Marlborough 1638
Matthew Ley 1638    

Parishioners Wills

Robert Futcher Proved 1821               William Futcher Proved 1849


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918 St. George Church Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Fovant War Memorial WWI & WWII
St. George Church Roll of Honour 1939-1945 Prisoner of War Camps Article 2012 Why the Poppy

Boer War

Reservists Leave for the Front 1899

Fovant Military Hospital

Australian Casualties
Alfred James Cowie 1917 Andrew Shirwood Douglas Gibson 1917 Cyril Claud Mashford 1917
Donald McIntosh 1917 Charles Forbes Moor 1917 Alfred Pye 1917
Alfred Renwick 1917    
British Red Cross/VAD Volunteers

Elsie Harbottle 1918 


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