UK Genealogy Archives logo
DISCLOSURE: This page may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.

Martin, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Martin, a parish in Wiltshire, adjacent to Hants and to Dorsetshire, 4 miles NNE of Cranborne, and 5½ from Fordingbridge station on the L. & S.W.R., with a post and money order office under Salisbury; telegraph office, Cranborne. It contains the tithings of East Martin, West Martin, and Tidpit. Acreage, with Toyd Farm and Allenford, 4566; population, 413. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; value, £270 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Damerham. The church is very ancient, but underwent extensive repairs in 1894-95. It has a tower and spire. There are Primitive Methodist and Congregational chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Ecclesiastical parishMartin All Saints 
Poor Law unionFordingbridge 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Wiltshire Record Office, have the following parish records online for Martin:

1622-1880 1622-18361622-1880

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Martin from the following:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: