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Tisbury - OPC Vacancy

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Tisbury - St. John the Baptist Tisbury - St. John the Baptist Courtesy of Neil MacDougall
Old Wardour Castle from the Lake Old Wardour Castle from the Lake

Tisbury Village Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (Our Neighbours)

Ansty - Chilmark - Donhead St. Andrew - East Knoyle - Fonthill Bishop - Fonthill Gifford - Sedgehill - Semley - Sutton Mandeville - Swallowcliffe - Teffont Evias


Websites of Interest

Wiltshire Footprints - Family and Parish History for Tisbury and Wardour.  


Parish Church of St. John

St. John Gallery                St. John Interior Gallery

Grants to Retiring Aged Parish Clerks 1864

Parish Register Transcripts

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms   1563-1967
Marriages   1563-1991
Burials   1563-1939


Parish History

Civil Registration

July 1837-April 1936 - Tisbury Registration District
Apr 1936-Jan 1978 - Mere Registration District
January 1978-Present - Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Cattle Plague Regulations 1837            Owners of Land 1873                  Rates Charges 1951


Railway Gallery

Southern Railways Excursion Advert to Weymouth c1963


Crime and Legal Matters

Animal Related Crime

Horses Stolen or Strayed 1762


Bastardy Examinations 1850-1860

Court Cases

Ansty Farmer Makes Three Claims 1922

Crime Reports


Swing Riots of 1830-1831

Rioter Edmund White 1830-1882


Charge of Stealing a Watch & Chain  at Fonthill 1884          Theft from a Till 1894 



Post Office 1867



Education Gallery

British School Annual Meeting 1872             Diocesan Board of Education Meeting 1874                 School Treat 1885       


Emigration and Migration

Strays Index                 Emigration Home Contact Requested 1800 - Present


Employment and Business


Gamekeepers Certificates 1807                Gamekeepers Licenses 1834               


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 Andrews 1742          Jacob Targitt 1724          William Wheble 1730          

Wiltshire Society Apprentices
Elizabeth Gillingham 1835 (Unelected) Thomas Gillingham 1838 Joseph King 1871 Reuben Turner 1843
Charles Wilkins 1835 Henry Charles Wilkins 1862


British Postal Service Appointments 1737-1969

Community Services

Metropolitan Police Pensions Records

Edwin Beavis 1837-1857

General Items

Employment & Business News 1850-1899                


General Medical Council Registrations 1859-1959

Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Nonconformist Churches Gallery

Catholicism - Also See under Wardour

Roman Catholicism

Papist Oath of Allegiance 1792                 Broughton Catholic Charitable Society Members 1844


People and Parish Notables

Associations, Clubs, Organisations, Societies and Sport

Wiltshire Friendly Society Membership 1827-1871              Victoria Friendly Society Anniversary Meeting 1888               Tisbury Football Club Dance 1951

Elections, Polls and Voting Lists

Poll Book 1818          MP Nominations 2015


Bean Feast 1861

Family Notices

1800-1849        1850-1899           1900-1949

General Items

Letter of Insurtance - F. Parsons 1938


Osmond Keevil 1904

Parish Notables

Sir Christopher Hinton, Nuclear Power Engineer


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Workhouse Crime 1835-1850



Inquisitions Post Mortem of Lands Held

Philip Tyce 1633                Thomas Bennett 1635               Christopher Bennett 1638

Parishioners Wills

Thomas Bennet Written 1591


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Boer War

Reservists Leave for the Front 1899          Wiltshire Yeomanry - Volunteers for Active Service 1899

General Military Items

Chelsea Pensioners 1808-1828     

Wiltshire Regiment

Servicemen & Families with the 1st Wilts. Regt. in South Africa 1911      

War Memorials and Books of Remembrance 

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918


British Red Cross/VAD Detachment              

V.A.D. & Red Cross Hospitals 1914-1918               V.A.D. Members at the Vicarage 1914-1918                Volunteer Record of Christina Bain 1918

WWI Casualties

Henry George Penny 1915

Wiltshire Regiment in WWI

Wounded List July 1917


The Fighting Sullivans 1942

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