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Barford St. Martin - The OPC is Eric Read

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Barford St. Martin Village Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Baverstock - Burcombe - Compton Chamberlain - Great Wishford



GenUKI - For information on Barford St. Martin
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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.
Register of One-Place Studies - Barford St. Martin Entry


Parish Church of St. Martin

St. Martin Church Gallery               Inside St. Martin              St. Martin Churchyard                 St. Martin Church Cemetery

Church Cemetery Memorial Survey                Churchyard Memorial Survey              Protestation Return 1641/42               Church Matters 1800-1849           Church Matters 1900-1999

Parish Register Transcripts


1742-1812       1813-1837 


1754-1812       1813-1837    


1698-1749          1750-1799         1800-1849

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1653-1861
Marriages 1654-1979
Burials 1653-1885
Other Resources available elsewhere 


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Wilton Registration District
April 1936 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Notice of Petition for Inclosure 1808                Foot and Mouth Outbreak 1869                  Owners of Land 1873


Maps Gallery

Public Houses

Public Houses Photogallery


Crime and Legal Matters

Bastardy Examinations               Assault on an Ostler 1868               Thefts by Gypsies 1889



Post Office 1855               Kellys 1867          Post Office 1875               Kellys 1915



Education Gallery

There is a photograph in the gallery of the Class of 1958.  It is believed to have been taken on the occasion of the retirement of the headmistress Mrs. Shaw.   OPC Marion Swindells (nee Kellows) is the little girl on the front row in front of the vicar wearing a bib dress and a bow in her hair!  On the far right second row and second in is a fair haired girl who is Janis Hart.  We do not know the names of the other children but if anyone can name them then please either contact the OPC for this page, Marion Swindells or Teresa Lewis (Administrator).  All three may be contacted via the contact us option on the home page. 


Emigration and Migration

Assisted Emigration

Edward Mould & Family 1854

General Items

Strays Index


Employment and Business


Gamekeepers Certificates 1807                 Gamekeepers Certificates 1834              Aspects of the Life of the Wiltshire Agricultural Labourer c1850                 Game Licenses 1846


John Gravill 1729                   Wiltshire Society Apprentice - William James Sutton 1901   


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Temperance Society

Meeting April 1898


People and Parish Notables

People Gallery


Accidents 1800-1899           Road Accident 1932

Associations, Clubs, Organisations and Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1837-1871


Defeat of Napoleon 1814

Census Returns Transcripts

1841       1851           1861          1871          1881          1891          1901        1911        

Elections, Polls and Voters Lists

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


Ploughing Match & Shepherding Prizes 1868

Family Notices

1750-1799          1800-1849          1850-1899


Inquest Reports 1800-1849          Inquest Report on Mary Ann Mould 1872

Personal Research Items

Tuck Family Research Burial Extracts - This item was donated by Ken Tuck and contains entries that may or may not relate to the Tuck family however they have been published as such.  Many refer to Quaker burials found across the county


Tax List 1332          Falstone Day Book 1645-1653


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Wilton Union Guardians Appointed 1835                 Overseers 1859-1872



Probate Index (WSHC)                National Probate Index 1858-1966

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

Thomas de Chaucombe 1305               Thomas de Chaucombe 1319              Inquisition of Lands Held 1433               William, Earl of Pembroke 1630


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Why the Poppy Wilts Rifle Volunteers on the March 1872 Servicemen & Families with the 1st Wilts. Regt. in South Africa 1911
Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918 Roll of Honour Plaque 1914-1918 Roll of Honour Plaque - Those Who Returned 1914-1919
Roll of Honour Plaque 1939-1945    


Casualties of WWI

Edward John Middlewick 1917

Wounded Soldiers

T. S. Snook 1915

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