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Britford - The OPC is Linda Robson

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Britford Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (Our Neighbours)

Alderbury with Clarendon Park - Coombe Bissett - Fisherton Anger - Homington - Nunton & Bodenham - Odstock - Salisbury - West Harnham



GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Britford & East Harnham
University of Leicester's - Website has 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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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.


The Parish Church of St. Peter

St. Peter Church Gallery

Notes from the Parish Registers          Britford & East Harneham Protestation Record 1641-1642               Church Matters 1700-1799          Church Matters 1800-1849        

Parish Register Transcripts



Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1587-1935
Marriages 1573-1991
Burials 1572-1989


Parish History

The Parish includes the tything of East Harnham and the hamlet of Longford. An annual sheep fare was held on the 12th of August each year.

An Historic Link - Britford & The Battle of Hastings

Civil Registration

1837 - 1896 Alderbury Registration District
1896 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Agriculture and Land

Sale of Late Reverend Hill's Livestock 1868              Foot & Mouth Disease 1924-1925


Owners of Land 1873 

Land Tax

Appointment of Select Commissioners for Land and Assessed Taxes 1842

Property Sales

Property Auction Sale 1780        


Crime and Legal Matters


Straw Fold Burnt by Arson 1870


Unfounded Charge of Assault 1872


Bastardy Examinations 1792-1848

General Items

Crime Reports 1800-1849                  Crime Reports 1850-1899 

Proceedings in Chancery Elizabeth I Era (1558-1603)

Gauntlett v Marshe, Marshman & Davis


Wolf Myers 1767


Attempted Suicide Charhe 1890


Caught in Possession of Stolen Leather 1813                 Theft of Canvas Bags 1851                  Wanted for Sheep Stealing 1881



Pigots 1830          Post Office 1855          Post Office 1875         Kellys 1915 



A National School was established in Britford from 1853

School History 1853-2010


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807          Agriculture Report 1847          Great Sheep Fair 1857 


Daniel Bezley 1720          John Curtis 1717         John Francis 1756

Wiltshire Society Apprentices

John G. Frampton 1859                James Alexander Frampton 1870


British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969




Nurse - Charlotte Matilda Case 1890

Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations, Societies & Sporting Events

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1837-1871                   Wiltshire Friendly Society Anniversary 1851


Defeat of Napoleon 1814

Census Returns Transcripts


Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818           Poll Book 1865          MP Nominations 2015           MP Nominations 2017        

Family Notices

1700-1799           1800-1849          1850-1899          1900-1949               


Coroners Bills 1752-1796

Medical Matters

Measles Epidemic 1787

Parish Notables

August Welby Northmore Pugin, Architect


Tax List 1332            Falstone Day Book 1645-1653           


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

The Alderbury Union Workhouse was situated in the hamlet of Longford.  (See Tab below)



Probate Index 1766 (WSHC)

Estate Notices

Tristram Huddlestone Jervoise 1795


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials and Military Gallery

Why the Poppy  


Casualty Biographies of WWI            Roll of Honour Plaque 1914-1918            Church Roll of Honour 1914-1918 (Dog Dean)


Casualties of WWII buried in St. Peter's Churchyard         


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