Six new volumes of the Victoria County History (VCH) of Wiltshire have gone online.
The free website British History Online has added six volumes of the VCH (Volumes 5, 7,11, 13, 14 and 15) to the nine already online, completing the published coverage of the county:
R.B. Pugh, Elizabeth Crittall (editors) (1956)
A part volume, covering the religious houses of Wiltshire. It includes an account of Salisbury cathedral to the twentieth century.
Elizabeth Crittall (editor) (1959)
A thematic account of the agricultural, industrial, social and sporting history of the county. Also includes an account of the royal forests.
R.B. Pugh and Elizabeth Crittall (editors) (1957)
Contains thematic accounts of the parliamentary and governmental history of the county, and of developments in medicine and public health.
Volume 6 (Underditch hundred)
Elizabeth Crittal (editor) (1962)
Details the history of Old and New Salisbury, Wilton, and the parishes of Underditch hundred.
Volume 7 (Potterne and Cannings hundreds)
R. B. Pugh and Elizabeth Crittall (editors), H. F. Chettle, W. R. Powell, P. A. Spalding, P. M. Tillott (1953)
Details the parishes of Bradford, Melksham, and Potterne and Cannings hundreds.
Volume 8 (Warminster, Westbury and Whorwellsdown Hundreds)
Elizabeth Crittall (Editor) (1965)
Includes the towns of Warminster and Westbury, and the parishes of the three hundreds.
Volume 9 (Kingsbridge hundred)
Elizabeth Crittall (editor) R. W. Dunning, K. H. Rogers, P. A. Spalding, Colin Shrimpton, Janet H. Stevenson, Margaret Tomlinson (1970)
Contains accounts of the parishes of the hundred of Kingsbridge, including the town of Swindon.
Volume 10 (Swanborough hundred)
Elizabeth Crittall (editor), A. P. Baggs, D. A. Crowley, Ralph B. Pugh, Janet H. Stevenson, Margaret Tomlinson (1975)
An account of the parishes of Swanborough hundred, and of the borough of Devizes.
Volume 11 (Downton hundred; Elstub and Everleigh hundred)
D. A. Crowley (editor) A. P. Baggs, Elizabeth Crittall, Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1980)
Describes the seventeen parishes of the two hundreds of Downton, and Elstub and Everleigh.
Volume 12 (Ramsbury and Selkley hundreds; the borough of Marlborough)
D. A. Crowley (editor), A. P. Baggs, Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1983)
Contains accounts of the parishes of these two hundreds in the north-east of the county, and of the town of Marlborough.
Volume 13 (South-west Wiltshire: Chalke and Dunworth hundreds)
D.A Crowley (editor), Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1987)
Covers the nineteen parishes of the hundreds of Chalke and Dunworth, in the south-western corner of the county.
Volume 14 (Malmesbury hundred)
D.A Crowley (editor), A.P. Baggs, Jane Freeman, Janet H. Stevenson (1991)
Details the twenty-one parishes of Malmesbury hundred.
Volume 15 (Amesbury hundred, Branch and Dole hundred)
D. A. Crowley (editor), A. P. Baggs, Jane Freeman and Janet H. Stevenson (1995)
Details the 25 parishes in Amesbury hundred and Branch and Dole hundred, including the towns of Amesbury and Ludgershall.
Volume 16 (Kinwardstone Hundred)
D A Crowley (Editor), A P Baggs, J Freeman, C Smith, J H Stevenson, E Williamson (1999)
The volume relates the history of the 15 parishes in Kinwardstone hundred in east Wiltshire, including Froxfield and Great and Little Bedwyn. The hundred lay between two medieval royal forests, Savernake and Chute.
Volume 17 (Calne)
D.A. Crowley (Editor) (2002)
Calne, a small town in north Wiltshire, stood on a large royal estate, and the witan met there – St Dunstan survived the partial collapse of a building at one meeting.