A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 6

Details the history of Old and New Salisbury, Wilton, and the parishes of Underditch hundred.

Victoria County History - Wiltshire.

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'A History of the County of Wiltshire', in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 6, (London, 1962). British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/wilts/vol6 [accessed 19 June 2024].

"A History of the County of Wiltshire", in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 6, (London, 1962). British History Online, accessed June 19, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/wilts/vol6.

"A History of the County of Wiltshire", in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 6, (London, 1962), British History Online. Web. 19 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/wilts/vol6.

Table of Contents

Title Page(s)
List of maps and plans xii
Editorial note xiii
Wiltshire VCH committee xv
List of classes of public records used xvii
Note on abbreviations xix-xx
The borough of Wilton: Introduction 1-7
Wilton: Early history 7-8
Wilton: Manors and lesser estates 8-9
Wilton: Medieval town government 9-12
Wilton: Medieval trade and industry 12-15
Wilton: Decline 15-16
Wilton: Markets, fairs, agriculture and mills 17-21
Wilton: Modern town government and poor relief 21-24
Wilton: Industry since c.1500 24-27
Wilton: Parliamentary representation 27-28
Wilton: Churches and Protestant nonconformity 28-33
Wilton: Schools and charities 33-36
Wilton: Seals, insignia and borough officers 36-37
Fugglestone St Peter 37-50
Old Salisbury: Before the Norman Conquest 51-53
Old Salisbury: The castle 53-60
Old Salisbury: The cathedral 60-62
Old Salisbury: The borough 62-63
Old Salisbury: Topography 63-65
Old Salisbury: Later history 65-67
Map of central Salisbury 68
New Salisbury: Introduction 69-72
Salisbury: The liberty of the close 72-79
Salisbury: St Martin's parish 79-81
Salisbury: St Thomas's parish 81-83
Salisbury: St Edmund's parish 83-85
Salisbury: The market place 85-87
Salisbury: Bridges, bars, gates and mills 87-90
Salisbury: The expansion of the city; Milford 90-93
Salisbury: The word 'Sarum' 93-94
Salisbury: City government before 1612 94-100
Salisbury: Relations with the bishops, to 1612 101-103
Salisbury: Parliamentary representation, to 1612 103-105
Salisbury: City government, 1612-1835 105-113
Salisbury: City government since 1836 113-117
Salisbury: Politics and parliamentary history since 1612 117-124
Salisbury: Economic history to 1612 124-129
Salisbury: Economic history since 1612 129-132
Salisbury: Merchant and craft guilds to 1612 132-136
Salisbury: Trade companies since 1612 136-138
Salisbury: Markets and fairs 138-141
Salisbury: Social life 141-144
Salisbury: Churches 144-155
Salisbury: Roman Catholicism 155-156
Salisbury: Protestant nonconformity 156-161
Salisbury: Schools 161-168
Salisbury: Charities 168-178
Salisbury: Seals, insignia and city officers 178-180
Fisherton Anger 180-194
The hundred of Underditch: Introduction 195-198
Stratford-sub-Castle 199-213
Wilsford 213-221
Woodford 221-227
Index 229-239