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Chilmark Village Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Fisherton Delamere - Fonthill Bishop - Stockton - Teffont Evias & Teffont Magna - Tisbury


Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information on Chilmark
University of Leicester's - Website for historical Wiltshire directories
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies 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.
Vison of Britain Through Time - Entry for Chilmark
British History Online - Entry for Chilmark


The Parish Church of St. Margaret of Antioch

St. Margaret of Antioch Church Gallery               St. Margaret of Antioch Churchyard Gallery                St. Margaret of Antioch Church History

Parish Register Transcripts


1611-1699          1700-1749          1750-1799          1800-1837




1611-1699          1700-1749          1750-1799          1800-1837 

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1653-1895
Marriages 1654-1996
Burials 1654-1885


Parish History

The parish includes the tithing of Ridge.

Population was 507 in 1831 and 405 in 1951

The History of the Parish

Civil Registration

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


Buildings and Land

Appointment of Select Commissioners for Land and Assessed Taxes 1842                 Owners of Land 1873


Crime and Legal Matters

Police Warden Fined 1939

Animal Related Crime

Cruelty to a Bull 1867


Bastardy Examinations 1860

Gun Crime

Arms Transaction 1947


After the Rabbits 1894

Prisons and Prisoners

Convicts sent to Prison Hulks 1823-1842


Thefts by Gypsies 1889

Motoring Crime

Charge of Allowing A Boy Under 16 to Drive a Tri-Car 1937



Post Office 1875         Kellys 1915          Post Office Telephone 1940       



Education Gallery

Chilmark School          School Treat 1885        School Statistics 1900-1938    School Inspection Report 1963    School Inspection Reports 1930 - 1935


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Game Licenses 1834


Benjamin Beckett 1723          Thomas Beavis 1749

Wiltshire Society Apprentices

James Goodfellow 1836           John Howell 1851


British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969

Fairs, Fetes and Markets

Winners at Salisbury Sheep Fair 1878

Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Union Baptist Chapel, Ridge

New Chapel 1861


People and Parish Notables

Chilmark People Gallery

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1837-1871


Summary of the Census 1851

Census Returns Transcripts

1841          1851          1861          1871          1881          1891          1901          1911                    

Election, Polls and Voters List

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

Family Notices


Miscellaneous Items

Secrets of Farming Book Subscribers 1863

Parish Notables

Sir Robin Macdonald Carnegie 1926-2011


Knight Compositions 1628                Falstone Day Book 1645-1653           


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse



National Probate Index 1858-1966

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

William, Earl of Pembroke 1630

 Parishioners Wills

John Pope proved 1573


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Why the Poppy                 Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918          

RAF Chilmark

Little Trains of RAF Chilmark          Little Trains Photogallery


Home Guards 1940-1944




War, Conflict and Military Matters

Casualties of WWI

Bertram Seymour Baker 1918 

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