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Milston - OPC Vacancy

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Milston

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Bulford - Durrington - Figheldean - Shipton Bellinger (HAM) - Tidworth (WIL & HAM)

 

Websites

GenUKI for information relating to Wiltshire and Milston
Register of One-Place Studies - Milston Entry

 

The Parish Church of St. Mary

Interesting Entries from the Parish Registers Milston and Breymaston Protestation Return 1641-1642 Milston Church Featured in the Illustrated London News 1844
Grants to Retiring Aged Parish Clerks 1864    

Parish Register Transcripts

Baptisms

1813-1905           1906-1991   

Marriages

1540-1809          1813-1997           

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1540-1991
Marriages 1540-1997
Burials 1540-1992
Look ups of Parish Records and Bishops Transcripts are available for Baptisms and Burials for 1539 - 1837

Parish History

Milston is 3 miles north of Amesbury, one of a string of villages along the River Avon.  The parish church of St Mary serves both Milston and Brigmerston.  Lancelot Addison (1632-1703) was a Rector of Milston, later to become Dean of Lichfield and Archdeacon of Coventry.   He was the father of Joseph Addison, born 1 May 1672 in Milston, the famous English dramatist.

Population Figures and Jurisdictions

Civil Registration

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

 

Buildings and Land

 

Crime and Legal Matters

 

Directories

Post Office 1875               Kellys 1889               Kellys 1915

 

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

Strays Index

 

Employment and Business

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

 

People and Parish Notables

Elections, Polls and Taxes

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

Parish Notables

Joseph Addison, Politician and Essayist - see Milston Church Item under parish church heading

 

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Amesbury Union Guardians Appointed 1835

 

Probate

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

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

Brigmerston

Brigmerston 

Employment

Apprentices

Apprentice records published here may not necessarily mean that the apprentice was from the parish but was apprenticed to a master within the parish.

John Collier 1723

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