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Wilcot - OPC Vacancy

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Wilcot - Holy Cross Wilcot - Holy Cross Image courtesy of Nick Temple-Fry
Oare - Holy Trinity Oare - Holy Trinity

Wilcot photo gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Alton Priors - Huish - Manningford - Milton Lilborne - Overton - Pewsey - Preshute - Savernake - Woodborough



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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies 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


The Church of Holy Cross

Just west of Pewsey lies the attractive little church of Wilcot; it has an interesting chancel arch of the 12th-13th century, a west tower and a belfry opening elaborated in the style of the Somerset towers.

Parish Register Transcripts

Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1564-1986
Marriages 1566-1987
Burials 1565-1987


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Pewsey Registration District
April 1936 - Present Devizes Registration District


Buildings and Land

Indenture for Sale, Mortgage etc. Stonyford Mill, Stanton St. Bernard  1764


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849

Proceedings in Chancery Elizabeth I Era (1558-1603)

Benger v Benger, Packer, Hillar, Blinckerne



Kellys 1889                  Gillmans 1914




Emigration and Migration

Strays Index                  


Employment and Business

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807                 Christmas Fare at Devizes 1870                 The Village Blacksmith 1968


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations, Societies and Sport

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871                  Pigeon Racing Annual Awards 1956 

Census Returns Transcripts

1841    1851     

Elections and Polls

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


Obituary of John William Montagu 1882


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

Pewsey Union Supplies Tender Notice 1846




War, Conflict and Military Matters

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918           Why the Poppy

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