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People Connected to Wiltshire

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  • William Bennett (c.1585 - 1661)
    William Bennett gent (bap 8 Feb 1596/3?-16 Jun 1661) of Cale House Place, Semley (3 son) m. in 1620 to Agnes Hitchcock (d. 1672), 2 dau of John Hitchcock Esq. of Preshute, N. Wiltshire and Bridget dau....
  • Mary Ann Trollip, SM (1812 - 1835)
    1820 British Settler Mary Ann Trollip 7, together with her parents and 7 siblings, were part of Hyman's party of 42 Settlers on the Weymouth . Party originated from Wiltshire. Departure 7 January...
  • John Hayter, SV/PROG (c.1803 - c.1853)
    1820 Settler Departed 7 Jan 1820 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Bowker's Party on the Weymouth
  • Thomas Pyt alias Bennett (c.1470 - 1565)
  • John Davies (1569 - 1626)
    Sir John Davis ... became Attorney-General of Ireland, from whose daughter and sole heir , Lucy, is descended the Marquess of Hastings.

People Connected to Wiltshire

Historical County of England

See also

Wiltshire - Main Page
Historic Buildings of Wiltshire
Wiltshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards
Wiltshire Genealogical Resources
The visitation of Wiltshire 1565
The visitation of Wiltshire 1623
Wiltshire Community History website, run by the Libraries and Heritage services of Wiltshire County Council. This site includes maps, demographic data, historic and modern pictures and short histories.
The Visitations of Wiltshire 1623 - with varying depths of pedigrees

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Wiltshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Wiltshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Wiltshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Wiltshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Wiltshire which covers the History of Wiltshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Wiltshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Wiltshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Wiltshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project

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Heads of Wiltshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Wiltshire

Please add the names of people from Wiltshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States

  • David Vines (1760 - 1830) was born in Brinkworth, Wiltshire. He is the GGG Grandfather of Henry Ellsworth Vines, Jr. (1911 - 1994) (born in California, USA) who won the Wimbledon singles tennis championship in 1932


  • James Rideout (1801-1878) Arrived in Australia 3 Oct 1838. He travelled to Australia on the "John McLellan" with his wife, Caroline and their children William, Jasper, Martha, Mary and John (who was born on the voyage). Departure date was 2 June 1838



South Africa


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