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West Dean - OPC Vacancy

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West Dean - St. Mary West Dean - St. Mary

West Dean Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Broughton (HAM) - East Dean (HAM) - East Tytherley (HAM) - Pitton & Farley - West Grimstead - West Tytherley (HAM) - Whiteparish - Winterslow


Websites of Interest 

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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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


The Parish Church of St. Mary

West Deane and Grimsteed Protestation Return 1641-1642               Grimsteed Protestation Return 1641-1642             Churches Conservation Trust

Parish Register Transcripts



Parish Registers Held at WSHC (West Dean with East Grimstead)

Baptisms 1717-1982
Marriages 1538-1990
Burials 1538-1947


Parish History

Population and other information

Civil Registration


Buildings and Land

Owners of Land 1873


Crime and Legal Matters


Assault by a Shepherd 1866


Bastardy Examinations   

Crime Reports 



 Poaching Charge Dismissed 1903


Caught in Possession of Stolen Leather 1813               



Post Office 1855                 Post Office 1875




Emigration and Migration

Strays Index


Employment and Business

Agriculture and Land

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807 


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 Cooper 1711           John Cooper 1756


Aviators Certificates

Denis Phillip Parsons 1939         


British Postal Services Appointments 1737-1969           


Salisbury, Semley & Gillingham Dairies 1890


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Borbach Chantry

Churches Conservation Trust


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts


Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772          Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832           Poll Book 1865          MP Nominations 2015          MP Nominations 2017

Personal Research Items

Tuck Family Research Burial Extracts - These items were 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 references to Quaker entries may be found from across the county.


Falstone Day Book 1645-1653


Poor Law, Charity and The Workhouse

Appointment of Overseers

1860          1868       1870           1872



War, Conflict and Military Matters

Why the Poppy                Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918              Roll of Honour 1914-1918              Roll of Honour 1939-1945



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