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Orcheston St. George - OPC Vacancy

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Orcheston St. George Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Charlton - Chisbury - Chitterne All Saints - Maddington - Market Lavington - Rushall - Shrewton - Tilshead - Upavon


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Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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. George

Churches Conservation Trust

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1656-1981
Marriages 1656-1981
Burials 1656-1989


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Amesbury Registration District
April 1936 - Present Salisbury Registration District


Buildings and Land

Disastrous Floods 1841          Owners of Land 1873          Foot & Mouth Disease 1924-1925

Elston House

This was the home of Viscountess Lady Torrington.

Public Houses

The Crown Inn

In 1903 the landlord was John Hall


Crime and Legal Matters



Kellys 1889




Emigration and Migration


Employment and Business

At one point before 1903, Thomas Smith was the only beer retailer in the village

Gamekeepers Certificates 1807


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship


People and Parish Notables

Census Returns Transcripts

1851         1861         1871         1881         1891         1901

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772           Poll Book 1818            Poll Book 1865           MP Nominations 2015          MP Nominations 2017

Parish Notables

James Harris - Grammarian


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Amesbury Union Guardians Appointed 1835   

Appointment of Overseers

1860          1868          1870           1872



Inquisition Post Mortem of Lands Held

Nicholas de Kyngestone 1323                 Thomas Lambert 1639                  Giles Tooker  1627   


War, Conflict and Military Matters

Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918          Why the Poppy

Casualties of WWI

Jesse Ashley 1915




Buildings and Land

Appointment of Select Commissioners for Land and Assessed Taxes 1842


Employment and Business


Christmas Cattle Market 1867



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