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  1. Smile Sticky Thread Sticky: Hello from Swindon, Wiltshire UK

    Hello all! I am posting this message on behalf of myself and my colleagues who work in the Local and Family History section of Swindon Central Library. We think the forum is very impressive and have noticed the many enquiries posted in the Wiltshire section that we could have helped with. We...

    Started by SwindonLibrary‎, 03-03-2009 1:01 PM
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  1. Haydon Wick - Church

    I'm trying to find a marriage record, hoping it will help me confirm which of two couples with the same name is the one I'm looking for. Census listings in both 1851 & 1861 register one of the wives as having been born in Haydon Wick, Wilts. I thought I'd look there but I can't work out which...

    Started by SharonKef‎, 10-04-2017 2:00 PM
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  2. Stuck in 1786 - Thomas Marsh and Mary

    Hello, Perhaps this is better for the Brickwall forum but maybe those of you familiar with Wiltshire will be able to give some guidance as well. I have a Marsh line traced to Semington/Steeple Ashton. I have decent information up until 1786 but can't find the breakthrough for the next step. ...

    Started by mmarsh‎, 05-04-2017 5:39 PM
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    I have a puzzle in my family research that someone maybe able to help solve. I am descended from the GAY family of Colerne/Box area. I have been able to track my GG grandfather, Alfonso Gay, living at Mills Platt (b. 1837) right up to the 1911 census. My G grandfather, Frederick Gay married Fanny...

    Started by Nimity‎, 01-05-2009 7:36 AM
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  4. Couple marrying twice

    England Select Marriages (ancestry) 15 August 1844 William Lockeram Luke 21, spouse Tabetha Alexander. Marriage place: Dean of Salisbury, Dorset FHL Film No 1278695 22 August 1844 William Lockeram Luke 20, bachelor and Tabitha Alexander 23, spinster were married at Holy Cross Parish Church...

    Started by eileenb‎, 06-03-2017 9:26 PM
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  5. Question Henry Charles Sheppard - missing

    My grandfather henry charles sheppard. was born illegitimately in 1873 to martha jestina sheppard ( born 1855) . I have found martha again at her wedding to henry joseph williams in 1881.I have then lost her. I am trying to find henry charles as a child in the 1881/91 censuses:wink5:, but to no...

    Started by trevor woodward‎, 26-02-2017 9:56 PM
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  6. Moved: Love Family history

    Started by jimhart‎, 27-09-2016 12:56 AM
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  7. Question Surname Interests in Wiltshire

    Hi Everyone, My surname interests in Wiltshire are TAYLOR in Hindon YOUNG in Winterslow COLLINS in Pitton Is anyone else researching these names? If so I would be very pleased to hear from you and swop info. Here's hoping,

    Started by Ann AW‎, 15-10-2004 10:22 AM
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  8. Upton scudamore registers

    Does anyone have access to registers for Upton Scudamore? I am looking for details of the following: George Stacey, baptism c 1799 Elizabeth Moore, baptism c 1819, father James James Stacey, baptism c 1822

    Started by Procat‎, 01-04-2010 1:40 AM
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  9. William Willis 1816 Trowbridge

    Hi I am looking for information regarding William Willis more importantly his background and family. What I do know for any certainity is that he was born on November 21 1816 give or take a year or two on that. His father's name was George and his mothers was Mary. He was transported to...

    Started by bananaschool‎, 03-05-2008 7:25 AM
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  10. Sims of Wiltshire

    Does anyone have any information on Charlotte Sims born about 1807 Westbury and married John Elkins (also born c1807 Chalford) in 1828 in Westbury? They are my 2xgt Grandparents. Have found several Sims and Elkins families but cannot find their births Any help appreciated Norma

    Started by Norma‎, 02-07-2016 11:27 AM
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  11. Question Vallis/Sibley/Thelwell in Wiltshire

    Hi just came across this my grandad was a Vallis and lived in shrewton he had a daughter Murial , who married and became a Thelwell they use too live in maddington I am sure his name was George Vallis .thanks

    Started by Kim thelwell‎, 18-05-2016 8:05 PM
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  12. Question 1841 Lookup - Orchestron/VALLIS

    I have a John Vallis b1799 in the 1851 Census (Source RG9/1310/26/17) - could I ask if SKS could lookup his household in 1841 please? With him should be his wife Elizabeth b~1794 and some of the following children Jane b1818 Anne b1820 Henry b1822 Mary b1825 Eliza b1827 Arundele b1830...

    Started by HiFly‎, 14-02-2007 3:32 AM
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  13. SPENCERs,Chippenham,WIL-all DOCTORS-1700s-on!

    Re: The SPENCER family of Chippenham, WIL...found an intriguing post, at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~akrb61/people/spencer/index.htm HOWEVER, the "Contact" given: angekrb@gmail.com is No longer VIABLE!! Really wish to Connect w/ Either the above person, who put...

    Started by ViennaSpencer‎, 09-05-2016 5:58 AM
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  14. Descendants of James Blake and AlicebBrunsdon

    Hi, looking for any information of above who married Stratford sub Castle, 1776 and all their children were born there inc my direct ancestor John in 1792. James became innkeeper of Rising Sun Inn,Salisburyuntil his death in 1803,then Alice took over. there was a George Blake, Innkeeper, New Inn ,I...

    Started by elaineg59‎, 22-04-2016 6:36 PM
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  15. Question Young family from Castle Combe

    Hi I have been researching the family of Elver YOUNG b ca1800 at CC. But now have come across a puzzling fact! Elver married first Catherine Wallis at Grittleton, then after Catherine died, he married at Hullavington, Joyce LATCHAM (who I have found nothing about). They settled in Castle...

    Started by Hollytree‎, 25-08-2009 1:06 PM
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  16. Surnames Tadd and Humphries, Lacock in 1800s

    Looking for family members related to Samuel Tadd and his wife Sarah Humphries married in 1843. Samuel Tadd and their children came to the United States in 1872. I have had little luck in finding family history in England. There were two Samuel Tadd individuals, one born in 1819, andmy 4th great...

    Started by strattonlouise‎, 04-04-2016 2:30 AM
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  17. George Bailey born 1805 Swallowfield Wilts.

    George Married Elizabeth Smith, 1830 at Reading. My Gr. Gr. Father Alfred Charles Bailey b. 1833 Burghfield Berkshire. I am unable to establish parents of George. Thanks Norm. Bailey

    Started by Norman Mervyn‎, 01-04-2016 12:34 AM
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  18. Usher family of Wiltshire

    Having run into a brickwall with William Usher (1789-1826), I decided to reverse research. Looked up all Ushers in Wiltshire from 1500. Interesting results: many Ushers located in Westbury from 1500. Seem to have spread out during 1600's (or may have been earlier, with records not reflecting...

    Started by KeeFran‎, 17-02-2016 4:02 AM
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  19. Smile Mathew Batten b 1617?

    Hi, I have Mathew baptising Mary (1641), Eliazer (1643), Dorothie (1645) and Mathew (1649) all in Tidcombe, Wilts. I am trying to find Mathew's (dad) birth / baptism, according to family trees on the internet he was born in 1617 in Wilts but the sources all seem to be other internet family trees....

    Started by susanlimbrick‎, 10-02-2016 9:17 PM
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  20. Colerne Wiltshire list of names in Fire 1774

    For those of you who has rellies in Colerne Wiltshire I have a list of families who were or had been affected by the Fire in Colerne 1774. It gives names of person who rents/owns the property his or her age, his or hers occupation, wife and childrens ages only, the value of what they lost. If...

    Started by idredge‎, 26-01-2008 12:57 PM
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