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Zeals - The OPC is Cathy Day

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Zeals Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Mere - Stourton

Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Zeal.
University of Leicester's - Website for historical Wiltshire directories.
Cathy Days Genealogical Pages - Centred around Mere in Wiltshire.
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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. Martin

St. Martin's Church was consecrated on 14th October 1846.  The parish room was constructed in 2005.

St. Martins Church Gallery         Churchyard Photogallery

A Soldiers Grave 1860          Reredos Gift of Miss Chafyn-Grove 1872

Parish Register Transcripts


Parish Registers Held at WSHC

Baptisms 1846-1997
Marriages 1848-1998
Burials 1847-1998


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - January 1978 Mere Registration District
January 1978 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873

Bonham Garden of Remembrance

Surviving memorial stones have been transcribed and can be viewed on the Dorset OPC Project Site


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 




Post Office 1875              Kellys 1889




Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Important Sheep Sale 1871

Situations Vacant



Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

c1650      1841      1851      1861      1891

Please note that the 1650 census is probably a list of the heads of households only 

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

Poll Book 1705          Poll Book 1818          MP Nominations 2015

General People Items

People News 1700-1799     


Inquest Reports 1800-1899                  


Tax List 1332           


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse



Parishioners Wills

Hugh Deveril Proved 1769 


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorial Gallery

Uncategorised Military Items

Why the Poppy

War Memorials and Books of Remembrance

Zeals War Memorial                   St. Martin Church Roll of Honour Plaque                 Dioceses of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918 



Casualty Biographies of WWI                 James  Frank Gray 1915                 Harold Christopher Read 1915

British Red Cross/V.A.D. Records

Agriculture Fund Poster 1943


Casualty Biographies WWII          Home Guards 1940-1944


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