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Woodford, Wiltshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Underditch
County Wiltshire
Poor Law Union Amesbury PLU
Registration District Amesbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1588
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Amesbury
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Wilsford and Woodford
Location of Archive
Wiltshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

WOODFORD (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Amesbury, hundred of Underditch, Salisbury and Amesbury, and S. divisions of Wiltshire, 4¼ miles (N. N. W.) from Salisbury.[1] 

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

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[4]
NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.[5]
Woodford, Wiltshire Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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BIVRI 1546-1906


IGI 1538-1837
NBI

1538-1837
NIM 1546-1837
1538-1837
1546-1837


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 464202.

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

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Websites

References

 
  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 652-654. Date accessed: 16 April 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 January 2014.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Wiltshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 14 January 2014.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 3 November 2013.
  5. 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,' Nimrod Research, accessed 8 January 2014.
 

 

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