CD01 Marriage Licence Bonds


Over 70,000 Marriage Licence Bonds for Salisbury Diocese, which includes Wiltshire, Berkshire, Dorset & Uffculme in Devon, with many strays from other places. These bonds, over 70,000 of them which could be the only record of a marriage, normally include name, age, groom occupation, place of residence, marital state, bondsmen and possibly church(es) where the marriage could take place.

We have provided a free name index to this product, as a pdf file, which can be viewed, downloaded, copied and printed. The index can be accessed through a link in the publications page on our website:

Download Specific Description

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. 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



Supplied by: Wiltshire Family History Society

Format: CD-ROM

Product Ref: WIL-CD01