Parish history

Here you can find material about the history of our parish. It’s a small selection of the photos, maps, documents and recorded memories of the old days that we keep in the three villages.

Would you like to browse the full archive for a village, or research a family, a period or a place (such as your home)? If so, you can arrange a visit by …. [to be completed]

There are also rich collections in the Wiltshire Museum, Devizes [click here], and the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre in Chippenham [click here] and this website features a few of their items, and more can be consulted in Wilcot Village Hall, with their generous permission.

Or come to one of the events where we present selections. The next is the launch of Colin Bouch’s book, A History of Wilcot [for more information click here], on Friday 16 November, 6-8pm, in Wilcot Village Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Note – this page is under construction and changing constantly.


Events in Wilcot’s history in a timeline

Places in and around Wilcot

Wilcot people

Wilcot maps


Events in Oare’s history in a timeline

Places in and around Oare

Oare people

Oare maps


Events in Huish’s history in a timeline

Places in and around Huish

Huish people

Huish maps