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Little Langford, Wiltshire Genealogy

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Guide to Little Langford, Wiltshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Little Langford, Wiltshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Branch and Dole
County Wiltshire
Poor Law Union Wilton
Registration District Wilton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1699
Bishop's Transcripts: 1712
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wylye
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Location of Archive
Wiltshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

LANGFORD (LITTLE), a parish in Wilton district in the county of Wiltshire. It is located in the hundred of Branch and Dole, Salisbury and Amesbury, 5 miles NW by W of Wilton.[1][2]

Langford is located on the river Wiley, and on the Wiltshire and Somerset railway, near Wiley railway station.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Little Langford, Wiltshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = findmypast - (£)[3]
NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.[4]
Little Langford, Wiltshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1500s-1800s
NIM 1699-1837
1699-1837
1699-1837

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Wiltshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 20-23. Date accessed: 30 September 2013.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72)
  3. 'Search more than 99,000 new Wiltshire parish baptism records,' findmypast, accessed 5 June 2014. Coverage year range is not clearly identified.
  4. 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,' Nimrod Research, accessed 8 January 2014.