70th Anniversary Online Exhibition

The Wiltshire and Swindon Archives celebrate the 70th anniversary of the service in 2017. As part of our celebrations we would like to share 70 of our favourite documents or items from the archives chosen by current and former members of staff and volunteers. We will be adding more images each month between April and October 2017. Enjoy!

Read more about the items chosen here. What's your favourite? 

  • a1-Early-20th-century-register-of-motor-vehicles-F3-500-1
  • a2-Ken-White-artist-palette
  • a3-Letters-patent-pardoning-Sir-William-Sharington-2664-3-4E-PC
  • a4-Local-Board-of-Health-plan-of-city-of-Salisbury-G23-701-1PC
  • a5-Major-General-Parham-sketch-books-3112-56to76
  • a6-Map-of-Grovely-Wood-212B-7190H
  • a7-Medieval-tax-list-for-Salisbury-G23-1-236
  • a8-Thomas-Pinnigers-farming-diaries-4381-1-1
  • a9-Will-of-Henry-White-P4-1834-4
  • b1-Wiltshire-Constabulary-Criminal-Photographs-F5-610-2-4
  • b2-Henry-VIII-Marriage-Settlement-1332-1-1-1MS
  • b3-Letters-from-Mexico-1498-54
  • b4-Photographs-of-Hon.-Mary-Bruce-1700-58
  • b5-Illustrated-Journal-by-Audley-Money-Kyrle-1720-717
  • b6-Irene-Phillips-Nature-Notebook-2430-27
  • b7-Manor-of-Tisbury-Court-Roll-2667-13-530
  • b8-Wardoue-Surrender-2667-22-4-1
  • b9-Pattern-and-account-book-of-John-Randall-of-Sutton-Veny-clothier-3015-1
  • c1-Colt-Hoare-History-of-Modern-Wiltshire-Vol-1
  • c2-Churchwarden-Presentment-for-Maiden-Bradley-D1-54-1-4
  • c3-17th-Century-Penruddock-Uprising-Sentences-Executed
  • c4-17th-Century-Rhymes
  • c5-Florence-Nightingale-Report-on-Mortality-in-Crimea
  • c6-Account-Book-of-a-Lacock-Carpenter-Working-on-Camera-Obscura
  • c7-Photograph-of-Author-Alfred-Williams-and-Wife
  • c8-19th-Century-Lacework-Included-Within-Bradenstoke-WI-Scrapbook
  • c9-1938-Evacuation-Telegram
  • d1-Wiltshire-Constabulary-Files-Relating-to-WW2-Aliens
  • d2-Plans-and-Elevations-of-a-Proposal-to-Improve-London-Bridge-by-Charles-Labelye-Dating-to-1746
  • d3-Stanley-Abbey-Charter-of-c1151
   

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