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Brokenborough, Wiltshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Malmesbury
County Wiltshire
Poor Law Union Malmesbury PLU
Registration District Malmesbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1697; For more records see Westport St Mary
Bishop's Transcripts: 1609; 1619
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Malmesbury
Diocese Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Location of Archive
Wiltshire Record Office


Parish History

BROKENBOROUGH (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union and hundred of Malmesbury,Malmesbury and Kingswood, and N. divisions of Wilts,1¾ mile (N. W. by N.) from Malmesbury.[1] [2]


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

Brokenborough, Wiltshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.[3]
Brokenborough, Wiltshire Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
NIM 1605-1837

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. The first film number is 464199.

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.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 392-395. Date accessed: 21 August 2013.
  2. From: 'Brockhampton - Bromeholme', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 392-395. British;Date accessed: 21 August 2013.
  3. 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,' Nimrod Research, accessed 8 January 2014.


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