Baptisms, asylum registers, WW1 hospital records, and tithe awards are included in the 350,000 new Wiltshire records this week from Findmypast via the Wiltshire FHS.
Wiltshire Baptisms Index 1530-1917 are transcriptions from parish registers and bishop’s transcripts. The 70,000 new records come from nine parishes. The whole collection is 2,956,437 records.
Wiltshire Asylum Registers, 1789-1921 adds 27,761 transcript records from six institutions. Expect to find the name, admission date, and age. Occupation, marital condition, place of residence, status – i.e. private, pauper, criminal, discharge date (or date of death, if death occurred at the institution).
Wiltshire WW1 Hospital Records has 6,279 records from three hospitals in Wiltshire – the Old Sarum Isolation Hospital, the Harnham Red Cross Hospital, and the Salisbury Infirmary. Expect to find: name, rank, service number and unit, age, length of service, admission date, where admitted, and details of injury or disease. There appear to be no Canadians included.
Wiltshire Tithe Award Register 1813-1882 includes 257,246 transcript entries showing the name of occupier, name of the owner, description of the property, including size and land use, and date of the survey.