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'''Welcome to the Wiltshire page'''
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'''''Unique genealogical features:'''''&nbsp;[[Image:{{Stonehenge}}]]
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*[http://www.nimrodresearch.co.uk/ Wiltshire Nimrod Index] - gigantic index to Wiltshire baptisms, marriages, burials, wills, and varied documents. Searchable for a small fee.
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*[http://history.wiltshire.gov.uk/heritage/index.php Wiltshire Wills 1540-1858] - complete index and growing number of images<br>
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*[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 Wiltshire Baptism Index 1538-1837] at Find&nbsp;My Past
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*Wiltshire Apprenticeship Index at Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
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*[http://www.uk-genealogy.org.uk/england/Wiltshire/visitations/index.html Visitation of Wiltshire 1623] is online
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*15 volumes of the [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/catalogue.aspx?type=1&gid=36 Victoria County History of Wiltshire] are online
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'''Wiltshire''' (abbreviated '''Wilts''') is an inland county in the South West of [[England]].
 
  
 
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*[http://www.wiltshirefhs.co.uk/WFHSPublicationsSpring2012.pdf ''Parish Register Transcriptions and Other Society Publications''] (2012) by Wiltshire Family History Society
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=== Jurisdictions  ===
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*[http://www.sog.org.uk/prc/wiltshire.shtml Wiltshire Resources at the Society of Genealogists Library], London
  
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Wiltshire.
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=== Wiltshire Parishes  ===
  
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For more specific information about the parishes see [http://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/ Wiltshire Online Parish Clerks].
  
When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Wiltshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp;&nbsp;The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.&nbsp; Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/wil.htm here]&nbsp;to see&nbsp;a list of the&nbsp;civil districts in Wiltshire and the parishes covered by each.&nbsp;
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Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
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==== Parishes  ====
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*[http://www.wshc.eu/ Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre]
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*[[Society of Genealogists Library|Society of Genealogists Library]]
  
See a list of the [[Wiltshire Parishes|parishes]] of Wiltshire with links to articles.
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==== Probate Jurisdictions ====
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Wiltshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Wiltshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Wiltshire Probate Records|Wiltshire Probate Records]].
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*Wiltshire Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=40.0 RootsChat Wiltshire Resources and help pages. (Free)].
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/wiltshireenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Wiltshire]
  
 
[http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/community/ Wiltshire Community History]  
 
[http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/community/ Wiltshire Community History]  
  
To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Wiltshire and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/wiltshire.htm FHLFavorites.info].  
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To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Wiltshire and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/wiltshire.htm FHLFavorites.info]. {{Geographic Location
 
 
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Revision as of 20:46, 23 April 2014

England Gotoarrow.png Wiltshire, England Genealogy


Welcome to the Wiltshire page

Unique genealogical features: 
Stonehenge
Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is an inland county in the South West of England.
Flag of Wiltshire
Location of Wiltshire in England

Featured Content


Wiltshire Parishes

For more specific information about the parishes see Wiltshire Online Parish Clerks.

Major Repositories

Research Tools

Websites

Wiltshire Community History

To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Wiltshire and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.