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Wiltshire Community History

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Authors

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed, along with a list of authors relating to the community. If no authors are displayed under a community, they may not yet be recorded in the database. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield. Entering poet in the search box will display all authors that have poet in their entry, under their community.

Authors are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full text of a single item, click on the relevant church hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Communities

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed. If a Search Keyword (or part word) is entered, only communities relating to the keyword will be displayed.

or example: Entering west in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield.

Communities are displayed by alphabetical order.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full text of a single item, click on the community hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Wiltshire History Questions

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every question/answer will be displayed. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all questions/answers relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West, West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield.

Items are displayed in alphabetical order, within question date, with the latest questions first.

Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Images

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every image will be displayed as a thumbnail by image type (i.e. map, church), within community order. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all images of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all images of every category that have the word (or part-word) field in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield. Entering map in the search box will display all images relating to maps by community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full image of a single item, click on the thumbnail image. To see any additional information on the image, click the blue information button. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Literary Associations

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed, along with a list of literary items and authors relating to the community. If no literary authors are displayed under a community, they may not yet be recorded in the database. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield. Entering pickwick in the search box will display 'Pickwick Papers' and 'Charles Dickins', under Avebury.

Literary Items are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full text of a single item, click on the relevant church hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Maps

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items communities that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield.

Items are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see map details of a community, click on the relevant community hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Within the OS Grid Search results, you can display the relevant map by clicking on the OS Grid Reference in the second column.

Newspapers

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed, along with a list of newspapers and their time periods, relating to the community. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield. Entering telegraph in the search box will display all newspapers that have telegraph in their title, along with its relevant community.

Newspapers are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full text of a single item, click on the relevant church hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Population Data

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items communities that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield.

Items are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see population details of a community, click on the relevant community hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Churches

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed, along with a list of churches relating to the community. If no churches are displayed under a community, they may not yet be recorded in the database. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield. Entering baptist in the search box will display all churches that have Baptist in their name, under their community.

Churches are displayed in alphabetical order, within community order.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full text of a single item, click on the relevant church hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Printed Material

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed, along with a list of printed material items relating to the community. If no items are displayed under a community, they may not yet be recorded in the database.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield. Entering church in the search box will display all printed material items that have church in their title, under its relevant community.

Printed Material items are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the full text of a single item, click on the relevant printed material title hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

Registration District

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every community will be displayed. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all communities relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all items communities that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g West Ashton, Westwood. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Froxfield, Wingfield.

Items are displayed in alphabetical order, within community.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the Registration District details of a community, click on the relevant community hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

School Information

If the Search Keyword box is left blank, every school will be displayed. Entering a keyword (or part word) will display all schools relating to that keyword.

For example: Entering west in the search box will display all schools that have the word (or part-word) west in the text. e.g Westmead Infants' School, Chippenham; Westport Church of England School, Malmesbury; etc. Entering field in the search box will display all items of every category that have the word (or part-word) field in the text. e.g Mayfield College, Marlborough.

Items are displayed in school alphabetical order, within community alphabetical order.

On the initial search page the items will be displayed in rows. To see the School details, click on the relevant school hyperlink. Note, the search box is not case sensitive so you can enter data in upper or lower case, or a combination of both.

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