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Edington - St. Mary, St. Katharine & All Saints Edington - St. Mary, St. Katharine & All Saints

Edington Village Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Bishopstrow - Bratten - East Coulston - Heytesbury - Imber - Keevil - Norton Bavant - Steeple Ashton - Warminster - Westbury

 

Websites

GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Edington
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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 - Edington Entry

 

The Parish Church of St. Mary, St. Katharine & All Saints

The most perfect of Wiltshire's monastic churches is that of Edington lying under the northern escarpment of Salisbury Plain.  Far smaller in scale than Malmesbury Abbey, the church was consecrated in 1361.  The whole building is of the one period and forms a perfect example of a small monastic church of its age.  Its heavily battlemented exterior gives it the appearance of being fortified.  The interior of the building is very graceful.  It contains some mediaeval tombs, those at the west end having been salvaged from Imber Church (now derelict in the middle of the artillery ranges of Salisbury Plain).  Priory church is often used for music festivals.                Sts. Mary, Katherine & All Saints Churchyard Gallery

A History Timeline of the Monastic Church               Interesting Entries from the Parish Registers 1792-1801               Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers Meeting 1915

Parish Register Transcripts

Marriages

1754-1761          1761-1770          1771-1782

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1695-1929
Marriages 1695-1984
Burials 1678-1992

 

Parish History

The Parish includes Baynton, Tinhead and until 1934 also included the hamlet of West Coulston (All records for this place can be found on the Coulston page)

Wilsons Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870-1872

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Westbury Registration District
April 1936 - Present Warminster Registration District

 

Buildings and Land

Transfers of Land Tenure 1649                  Owners of Land 1873        

Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

John Danvers 1626

Maps

Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1808-1811

 

Crime and Legal Matters

Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879                Transported for Potato Theft 1829                  Bastardy Examinations 1835               Death of PC Andrew Hancock 1875

Quarter Sessions

Court Appearances

Ernest Aust 1905 

 

Directories

Post Office 1875          Kellys 1915

 

Education

 

Emigration and Migration

Strays Index

 

Employment and Business

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807                  Gaming Notices 1846

 

Miscellaneous Documents

 

Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

 

People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1841         1851     

Elections and Polls

Poll of Free Holders 1772          Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832          Voters Lists Revisions 1843           MP Nominations 2015         

Family Notices 

1800-1899

People of the Area

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

 

Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Poor Law Union Audit 1849

 

Probate

National Probate Index 1858-1966

 

War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Casualties of WWI Honoured in the Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book Roll of Honour Plaque 1914-1919 Why the Poppy
Bell Ringers Commemorated in the Memorial Book in St. Paul's Cathedral Library WWI Roll of Honour Plaque 1939-1945

 

 

Baynton

People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1841        1851 

 

 

Tinhead

Directories

Gilmans 1899

 

Emigration and Migration

Strays Index                  From Yorkshire to Wiltshire 2016

 

Employment & Business

Apprentices

Roger Bevern 1725

 

People and Parish Notables 

Census Returns Transcripts

1851

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818               

Family Notices

1900-1949

People of the Area 

Roy Stockdill Wiltshire Roots

 

 

 

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