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Dilton (Dilton Marsh) - The OPC is Yvonne Mitchell

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Dilton Marsh Photo Gallery

Contiguous Parishes (our neighbours)

Beckington (SOM) - Berkley (SOM) - Corsley - North Bradley - Upton Scudamore - Westbury


Websites of Interest

GenUKI - For information relating to Wiltshire and Dilton with Dilton Marsh.
Dilton & Dilton Marsh Family History Pages
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - The Wiltshire County Archives for all historical documents and the place to obtain original copies.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.
University of Leicester's - Website has historical Wiltshire directories free to view.


The Parish Church of Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Gallery             Holy Trinity Churchyard

Memorial Inscriptions               Laying of Foundation Stone 1843               Diamond Jubilee of Holy Trinity Church 1894

Parish Register Transcripts


1845-1854        1855-1864    

Parish Registers held at WSHC

Baptisms 1585-1902
Marriages 1585-1890    
Burials 1588-1921


Parish History

Civil Registration

1837 - April 1936 Westbury Registration District
April 1936 - Present Warminster Registration District


Buildings and Land

Freeholders List 1818 Appointment of Select Commissioners for Land and Assessed Taxes 1842 Penleigh House to Be Let 1863
Owners of Land 1873 House Fire 1894  


Crime and Legal Matters

Manslaughter of Robert Cuzner 1843 Stabbing Incident 1858 Illegal Game Killing 1864
Theft of Potatoes 1870 Assault by John Bull 1873-1874 Duck Stealing 1875
Dispute Over Fixtures 1883 Hawking Without a License 1889 Charge of Not Having a Weighing Machine 1905
Minister's Attempted Suicide 1909    



Kellys 1889




Emigration and Migration

Emigration Home Contact Requested 1800 - Present                  From Yorkshire to Wiltshire 2016              


Employment and Business


Apprentice records published here may not necessarily mean that the apprentice was from the parish but was apprenticed to a master within the parish

 Wiltshire Society

Ellen Bailey 1874            Eliza Grist 1859           Harriett Hall 1879           John Hall 1874


Miscellaneous Documents


Non Conformity and Other Places of Worship

Providence Chapel, Penknap

First 50 Years of Penknap Providence Chapel               Memorial Inscriptions from the Chapelyard               Vital Records of Providence Chapel


People and Parish Notables

Parish Notables

People Gallery

Census Returns Transcripts


Coroners Bills 

Coroners Bills 1752-1796

Elections and Polls

Poll of Freeholders 1772           Book 1818 (Penleigh)                MP Nominations 2015           Poll Book 1818

General Items

Curious Case of the Newt 1882            

Inquest Reports

William Wheeler 1812 Eliza Marshman 1847 Sarah Jane Millard 1851
Martha Ann Eyres 1870 Matthew Gunstone 1870 William Watts 1870
Andrew Webb 1877 James Jones 1879 John Mason 1889
Isaac Miles 1890 Oliver Cromwell Greenland 1891 Sidney Collier 1905 

Parish Notables 

Peter John Walter (John) Atyeo (1932 - 1993) Footballer for Bristol City and England

People of the Area

Roy Stockdill Wiltshire Roots

Wedding Reports

Violet Bishop 1926                  Jacintha Phipps 1884     


Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse

Workhouse Provisions & Clothing Tenders 1846



National Probate Index 1858-1966

Parishioners Wills

George Deakon Proved 1729               John Mogg Proved 1839


War, Conflict and Military Matters

War Memorials & Military Gallery

Why the Poppy                  Diocese of Salisbury Memorial Book 1914-1918              Casualties of WWI & WWII


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