This is a list of Wiltshire family history, genealogy and local history resources and links. Hopefully, they will help you research your Wiltshire ancestors and break down those brick walls. Archives Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre Births, Marriages & Deaths Wiltshire BMD Wiltshire BMD gives you free access to over 800,000 births, deaths, and marriges Read more
Heraldic visitations were tours of inspection undertaken by Kings of Arms (or more often by junior officers of arms, acting as the Kings’ deputies) in England, Wales and Ireland. Their purpose was to regulate and register the coats of arms of nobility and gentry and boroughs, and to record pedigrees. They took place from 1530 Read more
Historical post office directory for the English counties of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset 1880 Kelly’s directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889 Read more
Links to external websites containing Wiltshire parish records and registers available online, including Births/Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths/Burials. Wiltshire Baptisms 1530-1917 Wiltshire Marriages Index 1538-1933 Wiltshire Burials Index 1538-1990 Wiltshire Online Parish Clerks Allcannings Parish Registers 1578-1812 Alton Barnes Marriages 1597-1812 Baverstock Marriages 1559-1812 Bishops Cannings Parish Registers 1591-1811 Castle Eaton Marriages 1549-1812 Chirton marriages 1538-1812 Colerne Read more
Wiltshire BMD gives you free access to almost 600,000 births, deaths, and marriges from 1837 onwards. The site is updated with new transcriptions regularly.
Wiltshire Wills gives access to wills and other probate records of the diocese of Salisbury which used to cover not only Wiltshire but also Berkshire (under certain circumstances) and parts of Dorset and Devon.