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*[[Wiltshire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[Wiltshire Parishes|Parishes]]
 
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*[[Professional Genealogists Who Specialize in Southeast England Research|Getting Help with your Genealogy]]
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*[[Wiltshire For Further Reading|'''For Further Reading''']]
  
 
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''[[England|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Wiltshire, England|Wiltshire]]''<br>  
  
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[[Image:England-wiltshire.png|thumb|right]] '''Wiltshire, or Wilts,&nbsp;is an inland county in the southern part&nbsp;of '''[[England|'''England''']]'''.''' <br><br>
 
  
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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://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?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 indexes all county apprenticeships
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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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== Research Tools ==
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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*[http://www.wiltshirefhs.co.uk/WFHSPublicationsSpring2012.pdf ''Parish Register Transcriptions and Other Society Publications''] (2012) by Wiltshire Family History Society
  
==== Civil Districts  ====
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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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*[http://www.sog.org.uk/prc/wiltshire.shtml Wiltshire Resources at the Society of Genealogists Library], London
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=== Wiltshire Parishes  ===
  
Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
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=== Major Repositories  ===
  
==== Parishes  ====
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See a list of the [[Wiltshire Parishes|parishes]] of Wiltshire with links to articles.
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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]]
  
==== Probate Jurisdictions ====
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=== Research Tools ===
  
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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== &nbsp;Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/wiltshireenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Wiltshire]
  
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[http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/community/ Wiltshire Community History]
  
[[Category:England]]
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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].
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{{Geographic Location
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|title = '''Neighbouring counties'''
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|Centre    = Wiltshire
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|North    = [[Gloucestershire]]
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|Northeast = [[Oxfordshire]]
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|East      = [[Berkshire]]<br>[[Hampshire]]
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|Southeast = [[Hampshire]]
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|South    = [[Dorset]], [[Hampshire]]
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|Southwest = [[Dorset]]
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|West      = [[Somerset]]
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|Northwest = [[Gloucestershire]]
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}} {{England counties}}
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[[Category:Wiltshire]]

Revision as of 05:53, 25 November 2012

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England go to Wiltshire

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

Contents

Featured Content


Wiltshire Parishes

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.