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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
HOLT, a '''chapelry''', in the parish, union, and hundred of Bradford, Westbury and N. divisions, and Trowbridge and Bradford sub-divisions, of Wilts, 2¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Bradford. There are a place of worship for Independents, and a national school. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51039#s20 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 533-537. Date accessed: 25 September 2013.</ref>  
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HOLT, a '''chapelry''', in the parish, union, and [[Hundred (division)|hundred]] of Bradford, Westbury and N. divisions, and Trowbridge and Bradford sub-divisions, of Wiltshire, 2¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Bradford. There are a place of worship for Independents, and a national school. It is located on the river Avon, near the Kennet and Avon canal, at the junction of the Devizes railway with the Wiltshire, Somerset, and Weymouth railway, also near the Bathampton branch of the Great Western railway. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51039#s20 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 533-537. Date accessed: 25 September 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=11831 Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72)]</ref>  
 
 
<br> <br> &nbsp;HOLT, a '''chapelry''' in '''Bradford-on-Avon parish''', Wiltshire, on the river Avon, near the Kennet and Avon canal, and at the junction of the Devizes railway with the Wiltshire, Somerset, and Weymouth railway, and near the Bathampton branch of the Great Western railway, 2½ miles ENE of Bradford.<ref>[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=11831&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;st=Holt Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72)]</ref>  
 
  
 
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Parish History

HOLT, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and hundred of Bradford, Westbury and N. divisions, and Trowbridge and Bradford sub-divisions, of Wiltshire, 2¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Bradford. There are a place of worship for Independents, and a national school. It is located on the river Avon, near the Kennet and Avon canal, at the junction of the Devizes railway with the Wiltshire, Somerset, and Weymouth railway, also near the Bathampton branch of the Great Western railway. [1][2]

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census 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.


Probate records

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.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 533-537. Date accessed: 25 September 2013.
  2. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72)