Bishopstone (near Shrivenham), Wiltshire Genealogy
Guide to Bishopstone (near Shrivenham), Wiltshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Bishopstone (near Shrivenham), Wiltshire|
|Poor Law Union||Highworth and Swindon|
|Parish registers: 1573|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1589|
|Diocese||Gloucester and Bristol|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Bishopstone|
|Location of Archive|
|Wiltshire Record Office|
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Bishopstone (near Shrivenham), Wiltshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.|
|Bishopstone (near Shrivenham), Wiltshire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Unions
Highworth and Swindon
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Wiltshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
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