Salisbury St Thomas, Wiltshire Genealogy
Guide to Salisbury St Thomas, Wiltshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Salisbury St Thomas, Wiltshire|
|Poor Law Union||Salisbury|
|Parish registers: 1530|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1599|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of the Sub-Dean of Salisbury|
|Location of Archive|
|Wiltshire Record Office|
Salisbury (or New Sarum).SALISBURY, a city,having separate civil jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Underditch, S. division of Wiltshire, 82 miles(S. W. by W.) from London. tory. Parish and municipal border, city, and county town of Wiltshire, on the Upper Avon, at confluence of the Bourne and the Nadder and Wiley, 28 miles W. of Winchester and 83 SW. of London by rail. The city comprises the parish of St. Edmund, part of St. Martin's, and the parish of St. Thomas. Theextraparochial district of the Cathedral Close includes a grammer school for the education of eight boys.Thereareplaces of worshipfor Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics.
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.
Salisbury St Thomas parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)|
|NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.|
|TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)|
|SALISBURY ST THOMAS PARISH Online Records|
|BIVRI||1530-1532, 1559-1561, 1570-1904||
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.
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 5-11
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 January 2014.
- Wiltshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 11 September 2013.
- 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,' Nimrod Research, accessed 8 January 2014.
- 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 27 September 2013.