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== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
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=== Find Neighboring Parishes ===
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Use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]
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::*Type the name of the parish in the ''search bar''
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::*Click on the location ''pin'' on the map
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::*Choose ''Options'' from the pop up box
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::*Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes<br>
  
 
=== Civil Registration ===
 
=== Civil Registration ===
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=== Church Records ===
 
=== Church Records ===
  
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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''The Church of England'' (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor. <br>
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''Non-Conformist'' refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
  
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==== Church of England ====
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<font color=blue> Due to the increasing access of online records:</font><br>
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*<font color=blue>Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified<br>
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*Dates in the following table are approximate </font><br>
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'''''Hover over the collection's title for more information'''''
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{| class="wikitable" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#b6cee2" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Cheverell Magna Online Parish Records'''
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20160624103858/http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/  'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 27 October 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#efdcc3" | <center>'''''Collections'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#d9bfbf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#bfd9bf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cac4d4" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyWiltshire.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Wiltshire, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 15 January 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>''Indexes only''</center>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 3 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FamilySearch Collections-Wiltshire
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Wiltshire&recordType=0 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Wiltshire&recordType=1 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Wiltshire&recordType=2 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" | '''NIM''' = [http://www.nimrodresearch.co.uk/ Nimrod Research - (£)]. Results delivered by email.<ref>[http://www.nimrodresearch.co.uk/ 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,'] ''Nimrod Research,'' accessed 8 January 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821293 1500s-1900s]</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821293 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821293 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FreeREG
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>  
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Find My Past-Wiltshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-baptisms-index-1530-1917 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-baptisms-index-1530-1917 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-burials-index-1538-1990 1600s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
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! align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"|Find My Past Banns-Wiltshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-banns-index-1538-1933 1700s-1800s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry Church of England BMD-Wiltshire ($)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s]  </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8912  1800s-1900s] </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8913 1800s-1900s] </center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8914 1800s-1900s]</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BIVRI'''
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| bgcolor="#dbe7f0" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | ''Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage''
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1653-1860''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{IGI|M152411|disp='''1653-1895'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 1500s-1800s]</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1622-1837''']  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales 1500s-1800s]</center>  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NIM'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.nimrodresearch.co.uk/ '''1622-1840''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.nimrodresearch.co.uk/ '''1622-1837''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.nimrodresearch.co.uk/ '''1653-1837''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
 
|}
 
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'''''Other Websites'''''
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These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
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*[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Wiltshire/ Joiner Marriage Index - Wiltshire] ($)
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*[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/wiltshire-parish-records The Genealogist Parish Registers - Wiltshire] ($)
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*[http://www.dustydocs.com/ UK Websites for Parish Records] - Links to online genealogical records
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*[https://ogindex.org/ Online Genealogical Index] -  Links to online genealogical records
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
  
 
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
 
 
Information about the parish may be found on [https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/genealogy/ Wiltshire Online Parish Clerks]. Records are also available at the [http://wshc.eu/ Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre].
 
 
==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
 
 
=== Census Records ===
 
=== Census Records ===
  
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=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Wiltshire Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Wiltshire Probate Records|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  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==

Revision as of 08:53, 5 June 2021

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

Cheverell Magna, Wiltshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Swanborough
County Wiltshire
Poor Law Union Devizes
Registration District Devizes
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1622
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Potterne
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]

CHEVERELL, GREAT (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Devizes, hundred of Swanborough, Devizes and N. divisions of Wilts, 6 miles (S. by W.) from Devizes. There is a place of worship for Independents. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Cheverell Magna Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Wiltshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Wiltshire ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1600s-1800s
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Find My Past Banns-Wiltshire ($)
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1700s-1800s
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Ancestry Church of England BMD-Wiltshire ($)
1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s

Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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. 586-593. Date accessed: 21 August 2013.