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Berwick St. Leonard - OPC Vacancy

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Berwick St. Leonard Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Boyton - Chicklade - Fonthill Bishop - Fonthill Gifford - Hindon - Sherrington



GenUKI - For information on Berwick St Leonard
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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.


The Parish Church of St. Leonard

Churches Conservation Trust

Parish Register Transcripts


Please note the the Baptism file 1726-1899 may not be a complete record of the entries in the original parish registers



Please note that the Marriage file 1724-1899 may not be a complete record of the entries in the original parish registers


Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1723-1961
Marriages 1724-1955
Burials 1723-1990

Other Resources


Parish History

Civil Registration

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


Buildings and Land

Census Irony

In the 1911 census returns, one Alfred James Sharpe aged 39 a coachman from Taunton, Somerset and his family - wife Louisa, aged 34 from Pirton, Herefordshire; son Harold Albert, aged 7 born in Wansdworth, Middlesex; daughter Dorothy, aged 3 born in Hindon and son John, aged 1 also born in Hindon took up residence in the dwelling known as The Needles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Crime and Legal Matters



Post Office 1855         Kellys 1867         Post Office 1875          Kellys 1915




Emigration and Migration

From Berwick St. Leonard to Australia 1851


Employment and Business

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807         


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1837-1871

Census Transcripts

1841            1851           1861           1871            1881           1891           1901           1911

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

MP Nominations 2017


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse



Probate Index 1556-1874

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

Richard Grobham 1630


War, Conflict and Military Matters 

War Memorial & Military Photo Gallery

Why the Poppy               Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918                 Church Roll of Honour Plaque WWI



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