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Reference PR/Bulford, St Leonard
Covering dates 1654-1995
Held by Wiltshire and Swindon Archives
Extent 71 files
Conditions of access THESE RECORDS ARE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH
Creators Church of England, St Leonard's Parish, Bulford, Wiltshire

Contents:
Registers, Incumbent, Churchwardens, Parochial Church Council, Vestry, History of the Parish records



REGISTERS  [no ref. or date]

Register: baptisms to 1684; marriages; burials 1655-1677.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/2  1654-1690

Contents:
Includes church briefs, 1672-1681.

Register: baptisms; burials from 1767.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/3  1762-1812

Register: baptisms.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/4  1813-1910

Register: baptisms.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517-5  1911-1941

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/6  1791-1812

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/7  1813-1836

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/8  1837-1933

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/1  1934-1946

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/2  1947-1966

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/3  1966-1983

Register: marriages.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/35  1983-1986

Register: burials.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/9  1813-1919

Register: banns.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/10  1931-1953

Register: banns.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/11  1954-1975

Register: confirmations.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/36  1956-1995

Register: services.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/13  1909-1921

Register: services.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/14  1921-1956

Register: services.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/14a  1956-1965

Register: services.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/14b  1965-1974

Register: services.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/37  1974-1993

INCUMBENT  [no ref. or date]

Declaration of Assent by the Rev. J.R. Hughes to the Thirty-nine Articles.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/1  1960

Orders of service: Dedication of the War Memorial in the cemetery; Dedication after the church renovation.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/16  1927, 1967

Two marriage licences.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/12  1871, 1956

Parochial statistics - annual returns of church income, expenditure and membership.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/30  1973-1987

Tithe map and award.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/28  1839

Supplementary information: Order as T/A Bulford.

Two certificates of redemption of tithe rentcharge.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/15  1922, 1925

Correspondence and sketch map about the proposed acquisition by the Road Board (Southern Command) of part of the vicarage garden for road improvements.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/16  1918

Two Charging Assessments from the Church Commissioners for the repayment of loans under the Ecclesiastical Dilapidations Measures.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/17  1955-1956

Two mortgages to the Church Commissioners to secure repayment of loans for improvements to the vicarage.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/18  1960-1961

Printed subscription appeal, headed by the caption 2000 Soldiers without a Church, for the construction of a permanent church at Bulford Camp.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/19  n.d. [c.1912-1914]

Letter from the Imperial War Graves Commission enclosing a list giving details of the graves of servicemen in Bulford Cemetery.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/20  1932

Church cemetery regulations.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/17  c. 1960s

Notes on the church, churchyard and school, written by the Rev. John Rhys-Hughes for his successor.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/18  1972

Letter from the Church Commissioners to the incumbent about the listing of the church under the Town and Country Planning Act of 1947.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/21  1958

CHURCHWARDENS  [no ref. or date]

Account book, and vestry minute book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/22  1799-1886

Account book, and vestry minute book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/23  1887-1921

Four faculties.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/24  1945-1963

Specification, plans and printed subscription appeal for the restoration of the church.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/25  1902

Architect's report on the church fabric, written by Charles Ponting.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/19  1900

Design for the east window of the church by Clayton and Bell.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/26  1921

Correspondence concerning various pews in the church.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/21  1967-1979

Correspondence, specifications and plans concerning the vestry extension.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/22  1983

Inventory of church goods.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/38  1928-1984

PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL  [no ref. or date]

Minute and account book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/27  1921-1968

P.C.C. minute book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/39  1969-1979

P.C.C. minute book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/40  1979-1991

Annual parish meeting minutes.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/41  1983-1992

Reports of vicar and parish officers to the annual parish meeting  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/42  1982-1993

P.C.C. account book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/31  1958-1968

P.C.C. account book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/32  1968-1975

P.C.C. account book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/33  1976-1984

P.C.C. account book.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/34  1985-1990

Annual financial statements.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/23  1971-1988

VESTRY  [no ref. or date]


Related information: See vestry minutes PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/22 and PR/Bulford, St Leonard/517/23

HISTORY OF THE PARISH  [no ref. or date]

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/4  1957-1958

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/5  1959-1960

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/6  1961-1962

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/7  1963-1964

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/8  1965-1966

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/9  1967-1968

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/10  1969-1970

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/11  1972-1973

Contents:
(January-May and July 1972 missing).

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/12  1974-1975

Parish magazines.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/13  1976-1977

Contents:
(November 1977 missing).

Parish news sheets.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/14  1978-1979

Contents:
(December 1978 and October-December 1979 missing).

Pamphlet "An Octogenarian Remembers... some byeways and beauty-spots of Bulford" by Prudence Sawyer (who died 1979 aged 100).  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/15  1960's

Folder of 'Notes for a History of Bulford', compiled by the Rev. John Rhys-Hughes. The notes are quite detailed and wide-ranging.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/24  1970

Folder containing various historical booklets, as follows  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/25  1960s-1994

Contents:
- 1960s 'St. Leonards the Parish Church of Bulford - An Architectural Survey' (a reprint of Charles Ponting's 1900 article in W.A.M.).
- 1970s 'A Short Guide to the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Bulford' by the Rev. John Edinger.
- c. 1980s - 'A Short Tour of St. Leonard's Church, Bulford'.
- 1994 - 'Stream of Living Water - A short history of St. Leonard's Church, Bulford' by John Macfarlane.

Pamphlet, 'A short history of the Garrison Church of St. George, Bulford Camp' by K. H. Williams, with a commemorative order of service marking the church's 50th anniversary.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/26  1973

Single copy of 'Durrington and Bulford Parish Paper', a parish magazine.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/27  1953

Photographs  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/28  c.1970s - 1980s

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Contents:
Including the Rev. Abbott and his congregation (c.1978); the installation of a door in the church by the R.E. Regiment at Perham Down (1988); the tombstone of Sarah Axford (died 1733); candlesticks, cross, chalice, bookstand and bell.

MISCELLANEOUS  [no ref. or date]

Photographs and some modern copies of old postcards and photographs, of Bulford village.  PR/Bulford, St Leonard/2014/29  c1900s-c1970s

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Contents:
They include Bulford Manor House; The Mill Cottage; The 'Rose and Crown'; Bulford Peace Sports 1919; Hospital Sunday 1907; Tug of War team 1906. There are also photographs of Bulford Camp, showing the transport of military equipment 1914; the transport unit of the Supply Corps 1919; and the new shopping centre 1970s.

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