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=== Parish History ===
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== Parish History ==
  
 
GRIMSTEAD, WEST, a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Alderbury, Salisbury and Amesbury, and S. divisions of the county of Wiltshire, 5 miles (S. E. by E.) from Salisbury. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50991#s18 Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)] pp. 340-343 Date accessed: 21 Octber 2013. </ref>  
 
GRIMSTEAD, WEST, a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Alderbury, Salisbury and Amesbury, and S. divisions of the county of Wiltshire, 5 miles (S. E. by E.) from Salisbury. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50991#s18 Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)] pp. 340-343 Date accessed: 21 Octber 2013. </ref>  
  
=== Resources ===
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== Resources ==
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[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 [[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 ===
 
 
 
West Grimstead parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
West Grimstead parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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{{British Census|464192}}  
  
==== 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.  

Revision as of 17:45, 28 June 2021

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

West Grimstead, Wiltshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Alderbury
County Wiltshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Alderbury
Registration District Alderbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1717
Bishop's Transcripts: 1622
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Amesbury
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]

GRIMSTEAD, WEST, a parish, in the union and hundred of Alderbury, Salisbury and Amesbury, and S. divisions of the county of Wiltshire, 5 miles (S. E. by E.) from Salisbury. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

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]

West Grimstead parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[3]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[4]
NIM = Nimrod Research - (£). Results delivered by email.[5]
WEST GRIMSTEAD PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1622-1910 (gaps)
1622-1905 (gaps)

FMP 1500s-1800s
JOIN
1622-1837

NIM 1622-1840
1622-1837
1622-1837

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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) pp. 340-343 Date accessed: 21 Octber 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 January 2014.
  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 Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 11 September 2013.
  5. 'Wiltshire Parish Explorer,' Nimrod Research, accessed 8 January 2014.