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Guide to '''Upavon, Wiltshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Parish History  ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Wiltshire
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| Hundred = Swanborough
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Pewsey/ Pewsey]
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| Registration District = Pewsey
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| PRbegin = 1687
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| BTbegin = 1625
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Salisbury
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Rural Deanery = Potterne
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
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UPHAVEN (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Pewsey, hundred of Swanborough, Everley and Pewsey, and N. divisions of Wilts, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Pewsey. Here are places of worship for Particular Baptists and Wesleyans. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51362 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 418-420. Date accessed: 09 October 2013.</ref>
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== Parish History ==
  
<br> <br> UPAVON, or Uphaven, a '''parish''', with a village, in Pewsey district, Wiltshire; on the river Avon, 3½ miles SSE of Woolborough railway station, and 9 ESE of Devizes. There&nbsp;is a '''Baptist chapel'''.<ref>Wilson, John Marius,[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12127 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''](1870-72)]Adapted 20 April 2013</ref> <br><br>  
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UPHAVEN (St. Mary) or Upavon, a '''parish''', in the union of Pewsey, hundred of Swanborough, Everley and Pewsey, and N. divisions of Wilts, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Pewsey. Here are places of worship for Particular Baptists and Wesleyans. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51362#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 418-420. Date accessed: 09 October 2013.</ref>  
  
== Resources <br><br>  ==
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== Resources ==
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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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>
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The<br>&nbsp;[[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The<br>&nbsp;[[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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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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| 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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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</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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|-
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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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|-
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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>
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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 ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-baptisms-index-1530-1917 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-baptisms-index-1530-1917 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/wiltshire-burials-index-1538-1990 1600s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"|Find My Past Banns-Wiltshire ($)
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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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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry Church of England BMD-Wiltshire ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s]  </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61187 1500s-1800s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8912 1800s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |  <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8913 1800s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8914 1800s-1900s]</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#dbe7f0" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | ''Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 1500s-1800s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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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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'''''Other Websites'''''
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<br>
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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
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images (''coverage may vary'')
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{British Census|464202}}  
 
{{British Census|464202}}  
  
==== Probate records ====
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=== 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.  
 
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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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 11:06, 31 July 2021

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

Upavon, Wiltshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Swanborough
County Wiltshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Pewsey
Registration District Pewsey
Records begin
Parish registers: 1687
Bishop's Transcripts: 1625
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Potterne
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Location of Archive
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

UPHAVEN (St. Mary) or Upavon, a parish, in the union of Pewsey, hundred of Swanborough, Everley and Pewsey, and N. divisions of Wilts, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Pewsey. Here are places of worship for Particular Baptists and Wesleyans. [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

Upavon 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. 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. 418-420. Date accessed: 09 October 2013.