Questions tagged [wiltshire]

For questions about the county of Wiltshire in the south-west of England, commonly abbreviated "Wilts."

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Deciding between multiple birth names and dates?

I have some differences on the certificates and census information. Birth Certificate: Name: Edith Nellie Hardiman Birth Date: 16 Sep 1892 Birth Location: Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire,...
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Deciphering hospital location on death certificate from 1977

I am trying to decipher this hospital location where my Great Grandmother died: I know it is in Salisbury but I am try to: Work out the correct name. Attempt to locate it online resource mentioning ...
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Birth certificate v Baptism entry

Bulford, Wiltshire, England Year: 1823 Why is it there are Baptism entries but no Birth entries?
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Why would people have to pay marriage licence bonds?

Why would two people over 21 have to pay a Licence bond in Wiltshire in the 1700s? My 4x great grandparents paid a bond, even though they were both over 21.