Wiltshire Genealogy

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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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*[[Wiltshire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Wiltshire Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Wiltshire Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Wiltshire Census|Census]]
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*[[Wiltshire Church Directories|Church Directories]]
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*[[Wiltshire Church History|Church History]]
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*[[Wiltshire Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Wiltshire Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Wiltshire Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Wiltshire Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Wiltshire Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
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*[[Wiltshire Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Wiltshire Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Wiltshire Heraldic Visitations|Heraldic Visitations]]
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*[[Wiltshire Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Wiltshire History|History]]
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*[[Wiltshire Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
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*[[Wiltshire Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Wiltshire Manorial Records|Manorial Records]]
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*[[Wiltshire Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Wiltshire Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Wiltshire Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Wiltshire Nobility|Nobility]]
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*[[Wiltshire Occupations|Occupations]]
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*[[Wiltshire Parishes|Parishes]]
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*[[Wiltshire Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Wiltshire Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
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*[[Wiltshire Place Names|Place Names]]
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*[[Wiltshire Records of the Poor|Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.]]
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*[[Wiltshire Prisons|Prisons]]
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*[[Wiltshire Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Wiltshire Schools|Schools]]
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*[[Wiltshire Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Wiltshire Taxation|Taxation]]
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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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== Jurisdictions  ==
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'''''Unique genealogical features:'''''&nbsp;[[Image:{{Stonehenge}}]]
  
==== Civil Districts  ====
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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
  
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]].
 
  
==== Parishes  ====
 
  
See a list of the [[Wiltshire Parishes|parishes]] of Wiltshire with links to articles.
 
  
==== Probate Jurisdictions  ====
 
  
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]].
 
  
== Websites  ==
 
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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*[http://www.wiltshirefhs.co.uk/WFHSPublicationsSpring2012.pdf ''Parish Register Transcriptions and Other Society Publications''] (2012) by Wiltshire Family History Society
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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  ===
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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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]]
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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]
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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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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.