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Charlton St. Peter (nr Pewsey) - OPC Vacancy

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Charlton St. Peter Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Market Lavington - Orcheston St. George - Rushall - Wilsford


Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information on Charlton
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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.
Vision Of Britain - Charlton St. Peter
British History Online - Charlton (Pewsey)
Wikipedia - Charlton, Pewsey Vale


The Parish Church of St. Peter

Parish Register Transcripts


1611-1699        1700-1799           1800-1837           



Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1695-1986
Marriages 1695-1984
Burials 1695-1985

Parish History

The parish is also known as Great Charlton.           Population was 183 in 1831, 103 in 1951.

The Duck Revel 1821

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Pewsey Registration District
April 1936 - Present Devizes Registration District


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime News 1750-1799



Post Office 1855          Post Office 1875




Emigration and Migration

Published in tables from the Poor Law Commissioners Annual Reports for 1835, 1836 and 1847-1848 the following may be of use for tracing missing ancestors.  7 paupers emigrated to Canada under an assisted emigration programme between July 1838 - April 1839 and 7 in 1843. (These may refer to Charlton near Malmesbury or Charlton All Saints near Downton)

Strays Index 


Employment and Business

British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969                 Gamekeepers Certificates 1807               Gamekeepers Certificates 1834


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations, Societies and Sport

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1837-1871

Census Returns Transcript


Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

Poll of Freeholders 1772            Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832              Voters Lists Revisions 1843

General Items     

Knights Compositions 1628                 

Parish Notables

Stephen Duck - Poet and Clergyman


Falstone Day Book 1645-1653


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

Union Workhouse Chaplain to Resign 1838               Pewsey Union Supplies Tender Notice 1846



National Probate Index 1858-1966

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

John Charles 1311                  Giles Tooker 1627               

Parishioners Wills

Elizabeth Pottinger Proved 1811


War, Conflict and Military Matters

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918            Why The Poppy



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