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Patney - OPC Vacancy

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Patney Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

All Cannings - Beechingstoke - Chirton - Etchilhampton - Marden -  Stanton St. Bernard -  Stert - Urchfont


Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information on Patney and Wiltshire.
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies. 
Wiltshire Community History - Historical information for parishes within the Wiltshire County jurisdiction.


The Parish Church of St. Swithin

This is now a private dwelling house

Protestation Return of 1641-1642

Parish Register Transcrpts


1592-1699           1700-1837  



Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1592-1990
Marriages 1594-1973
Burials 1592-1982


Parish History


Buildings and Land

Enclosure Awards 1780            Inclosure Award Extract 1780-1782               Owners of Land 1873

The Tithe Awards were prepared in pursuant to the Tithe Act of 1836 which had hitherto been paid in kind or by composition into a rent charge on individual pieces of land.  It is also known as the "Apportionment of the rent charge in lieu of tithes".  This was not carried out for Patney.

Property for Sale by Auction

Property of Gaisford 1871


Crime and Legal Matters

Crime Reports 1800-1849               Bastardy Examinations 1840-1872               Daring Pickpocket 1847



Kellys 1915




Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business

Situations Vacant 1900-1999


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts


Bishop Compton's Census 1676

Aged over 16 years - 72 conformists, 1 non-conformist.

Elections and Polls

Poll Book 1818           Voters List 1832           Voters Lists Revisions 1843    

Inquest Reports    

George Harper 1869


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Poor Law Union Bread & Flour Contract 1838




War, Conflict and Military Matters

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918          Why the Poppy



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