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The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.

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A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 3

R.B. Pugh, Elizabeth Crittall (editors) (1956)
A part volume, covering the religious houses of Wiltshire. It includes an account of Salisbury cathedral to the twentieth century.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 4

Elizabeth Crittall (editor) (1959)
A thematic account of the agricultural, industrial, social and sporting history of the county. Also includes an account of the royal forests.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 5

R.B. Pugh and Elizabeth Crittall (editors) (1957)
Contains thematic accounts of the parliamentary and governmental history of the county, and of developments in medicine and public health.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 6

Elizabeth Crittal (editor) (1962)
Details the history of Old and New Salisbury, Wilton, and the parishes of Underditch hundred.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 7

R. B. Pugh and Elizabeth Crittall (editors), H. F. Chettle, W. R. Powell, P. A. Spalding, P. M. Tillott (1953)
Details the parishes of Bradford, Melksham, and Potterne and Cannings hundreds.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 8Warminster, Westbury and Whorwellsdown Hundreds

Elizabeth Crittall (Editor) (1965)
Includes the towns of Warminster and Westbury, and the parishes of the three hundreds.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 9

Elizabeth Crittall (editor) R. W. Dunning, K. H. Rogers, P. A. Spalding, Colin Shrimpton, Janet H. Stevenson, Margaret Tomlinson (1970)
Contains accounts of the parishes of the hundred of Kingsbridge, including the town of Swindon.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 10

Elizabeth Crittall (editor), A. P. Baggs, D. A. Crowley, Ralph B. Pugh, Janet H. Stevenson, Margaret Tomlinson (1975)
An account of the parishes of Swanborough hundred, and of the borough of Devizes.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 11Downton hundred; Elstub and Everleigh hundred

D. A. Crowley (editor) A. P. Baggs, Elizabeth Crittall, Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1980)
Describes the seventeen parishes of the two hundreds of Downton, and Elstub and Everleigh.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 12Ramsbury and Selkley hundreds; the borough of Marlborough

D. A. Crowley (editor), A. P. Baggs, Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1983)
Contains accounts of the parishes of these two hundreds in the north-east of the county, and of the town of Marlborough.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 13South-west Wiltshire: Chalke and Dunworth hundreds

D.A Crowley (editor), Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1987)
Covers the nineteen parishes of the hundreds of Chalke and Dunworth, in the south-western corner of the county.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 14Malmesbury hundred

D.A Crowley (editor), A.P. Baggs, Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1991)
Details the twenty-one parishes of Malmesbury hundred.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 15Amesbury hundred, Branch and Dole hundred

D. A. Crowley (editor), A. P. Baggs, Jane Freeman and Janet H. Stevenson (1995)
Details the 25 parishes in Amesbury hundred and Branch and Dole hundred, including the towns of Amesbury and Ludgershall.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 16Kinwardstone Hundred

D A Crowley (Editor), A P Baggs, J Freeman, C Smith, J H Stevenson, E Williamson (1999)
The volume relates the history of the 15 parishes in Kinwardstone hundred in east Wiltshire, including Froxfield and Great and Little Bedwyn. The hundred lay between two medieval royal forests, Savernake and Chute.

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 17Calne

D.A. Crowley (Editor) (2002)
Calne, a small town in north Wiltshire, stood on a large royal estate, and the witan met there - St Dunstan survived the partial collapse of a building at one meeting.