Six books from our A4 County series of publications, available individually on page 11, presented here on a CD-ROM or as a single pdf file as a download. The books are:
60 Volume 1; Vagrants & Deserters 18th & 19th centuries
61 Volume 2; Petty Sessions Courts 1771-1857
62 Volume 3; Removals & Settlements 19th C
63 Volume 4; Borough apprentices 17C, St Peter & Paul bastardy records 17-18thC, Bonds & Cases sent to Counsel 18thC, Parish old men 1805, Examinations 18thC
64 Volume 5; Borough Petty Sessions Courts, St Mary Apprentices Bastardy, Bonds, Settlements & Valuation
65 Volume 6; Borough Petty Sessions Courts Justices’ Minute Book 1847 - 1853 Bastardy and other Cases of Interest
The transcripts are presented in a public domain format (pdf) file which can be read by the program Adobe Acrobat Reader or any other program that will read pdf files.
Searching can be undertaken by using the built in Adobe Reader search facility. Windows users can use bookmarks to drill down to individual index entries or to the nearest year for events in the transcripts. For Apple Mac users the file should open in Preview. Click the View button and select Table of Contents.
The ability to print has been disabled but copying has not.
As with any transcript users are advised to consult the original material, which is at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre – www.wshc.eu.
Please inform Wiltshire FHS of any errors or omissions, either by writing to Wiltshire FHS Publications, Unit 3, Bath Road Business Centre, Devizes SN10 1XA or emailing [email protected]