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Charlton (Malmesbury) - OPC Vacancy

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Charlton Village Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Brinkworth - Brokenborough - Cricklade - Garsdon - Hankerton - Malmesbury - Minety - Purton - Westport St. Mary


Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information on Charlton
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies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.
University of Leicester's - Website for historical Wiltshire directories
A Vision Of Britain - Historical Information for Charlton (Malmesbury)
British History Online - History of Charlton (Malmesbury)


The Parish Church of St. John The Baptist

St. John The Baptist Church Gallery

Parish Registers Held at WSHC

Baptisms 1661-1975
Marriages 1661-1991
Burials 1661-1915
BTs 1847-1859 held at Bristol Record Office


Parish History

Charlton is 2 miles north east of Malmesbury

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Malmesbury Registration District
April 1936 - Present Chippenham Registration District


Buildings and Land

Charlton House               Owners of Land 1873


Ordnance Surveyor's Drawings 1813-1814


Crime and Legal Matters


Bastardy Examinations 1847

Drink Related Crime

Drunnk and Leaving master Charges 1885

General Crime Items

Crime Reports 1750-1799          Crime Reports 1800-1849  

Prisons and Prisoners            

Inmates of Gloucester Gaol 1815-1879                    



Post Office 1855          Post Office 1875               Kellys 1889                     Kellys 1915                Swindon & District 1928                 Taylors Telephone 1941           




Emigration and Migration

Published in tables from the Poor Law Commissioners Annual Reports for 1835, 1836 and 1847-1848 the following may be of use for tracing missing ancestors. 7 paupers emigrated to Canada under an assisted emigration programme between July 1838 - April 1839 and 7 in 1843. (This may refer to Charlton (near Pewsey or Charlton All Saints near Downton)

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Game Lists 1846


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

Edmund Cope 1729 


Medical License Extract for Francis Newman 1634             

Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Primitive Methodist Chapel


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisation & Societies

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1837-1871      

Coroners Bills

Coroners Bills 1752-1796

Census Returns Transcripts


Elections and Polls

Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832           Voters Lists Revisions 1843          MP Nominations 2015          MP Nominations 2017       

Family Notices

1850-1899                1900-1949

Miscellaneous Items

Secrets of Farming Book Subscribers 1863

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


Knights Compositions 1628                 Falstone Day Book 1645-1653           


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

Tenders for Medical Service 1837          Election of Guardians 1837           Election of Guardians 1839          Election of Guardians 1844          Nomination of Guardians 1886



National Probate Index 1858-1966

Parishioners Wills

John Spackman Written 1755                 John Stump 1797 


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Why the Poppy


Casualty Biographies

British Red Cross/VAD Volunteers

V.A.D. & Red Cross Hospitals 1914-1918          Closure of Charlton Park Hospital 1915                 


Marion Emma Alexander 1918


Casualty Biographies           Home Guards 1940-1944



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