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Fonthill Bishop - OPC Vacancy

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Fonthill Bishop Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Berwick St Leonard - Boyton - Chilmark - Fonthill Gifford - Sherrington - Stockton - Tisbury


Websites of Interest

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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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

All Saints is a rustic looking cruciform church of the early 13th century with a squat central tower capped with a pyramidal roof. 

Rector Donates to Salisbury Infirmary 1815

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1769-1949
Marriages 1754-1998
Burials 1769-1992


Parish History

Fonthill Bishop lies in the Nadder Valley.

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Tisbury Registration District
April 1936 - January 1978 Mere Registration District
January 1978 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873         Proposed Erection of Telegraph Poles 1932


Crime and Legal Matters

Swing Riots 1830-1831          Crime Reports 1850-1899           Bastardy Examinations 1851



Kellys 1848           Post Office 1855           Kellys 1867               Post Office 1875                Kellys 1889               Kellys 1903           Kellys 1915



School Treat 1885


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807           Great Sheep Fair 1857


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

John Boles 1721

Wiltshire Society Apprentices

Albert John Trowbridge 1903


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Coroners Bills & Inquest Reports

Inquests After the Great Flood of January 1841           

Census Returns Transcripts

1841          1851          1861           1871          1881          1891          1901          1911 

Elections, Polls & Voting Lists

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

Family Notices


Parish Notables

William Thomas Beckford, Writer, Art Collector and Politician


Falstone Day Book 1645-1653


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse




War, Conflict and Military Matters

Autumn Manoeuvres 1872                Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918           Why the Poppy

British Red Cross/VAD Detachment

Volunteer Record of Christina Bain 1918



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