Affpuddle is a village and
parish in the Piddle Valley, nine miles east of Dorchester close to Moreton, Tolpuddle and Puddletown. The village dates at least from Saxon times and is named in the Domesday book as Affapidela with a manor house belonging to the Abbot of Cerne.
Briantspuddle (or Bryantspuddle) is a nearby
village also situated within the Piddle Valley approximately eight miles
east of Dorchester. Historically the village is part of the ancient
parish of Affpuddle. The village takes its name from Brian de
Turberville, who was lord of the manor during the reign of Edward III.
was developed as a model village and is noted for its thatched cottages
and village hall.
|Census||1841 Census [Kim
1851 Census [Kim Parker]
1861 Census [Royston Clarke]
1881 Census [Ralph Woolfrey]
|Parish Registers||Baptisms 1728-1812 [Kim Parker]
Marriages 1731-1837 [Kim Parker]
Burials 1722-1812 [Kim Parker]
Baptisms 1731-1812, 1813-1880 [Terry Pine]
Marriages 1736-1849 [Terry Pine]
Burials 1731-1812, 1813-1880 [Terry Pine]
|Postal Directories||Kelly's Directory 1848|
|Memorials||Affpuddle Monumental Inscriptions Index|
|Photographs||Affpuddle Church and grounds|
|Other Records||Index Affpuddle Wills
Affpuddle War Memorial by Norman Locke
The Will of Nicholas Bereman 1637 naming many of the inhabitants of the village by Scott Chipman
Briantspuddle Community Website
|Records held at the Dorset History Centre
Christenings 1728-1872. Marriages 1731/2-1753, 1776-1837. Burials 1722-1932. Banns 1824-1900.
Christenings 1728-1850. Marriages 1731/2-1850. Burials 1722-1850.
(for the purpose of civil registration births, marriages, deaths & civil partnerships)
|1 Jul 1837-31 Mar 1937: Wareham
1 Apr 1937- 31 Mar 1997: Poole
1 Apr 1997-30 Sep 2001: South Dorset
1 Oct 2001-16 Oct 2005: South & West Dorset
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