Updates 2010

2007 , 2008 , 2009

Last Updated 5 January 2011

PR = Parish Registers. BT = Bishops Transcripts

Total number of individual records on site = 1,383,079

December 2010 [8070 records added this month]

GENERAL
5th - Fixed broken links to Chaldon Herring marriages (1621-1734) - thanks to Jan Pinfold

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
31st - Hilton Weddings 1603-1754 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(392 records)
31st - Hilton Weddings 1755-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(290 records)
31st - Upcerne Weddings 1760-1812 [Phillimores] [Kim Parker]
(22 records)
31st - Tincleton Christenings 1625-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(555 records)
31st - Tincleton Burials 1625-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(387 records)
31st - Tincleton Burials 1813-1920 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(291 records)
31st - Woolland Christenings 1727-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(240 records)
31st - Woolland Weddings 1731-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(74 records)
31st - Woolland Burials 1728-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(214 records)
31st - Buckland Newton Burials 1775-1783 - [BT] [Jon Baker] (93 new records)
31st - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1775-1798 - Added details to existing records and made corrections [Jon Baker]
30th - Buckland Newton Marriages 1702-1812 - Added details to existing records, also added new records and corrections [Jon Baker] (17 new records)
29th - Bradford Abbas Christenings Marriages & Burials 1579-1629 [PR] - Caryl Parsons (909 new records)
29th - Bradford Abbas Christenings Marriages & Burials 1630-1652 [PR] - Caryl Parsons (500 new records)
28th - Shaftesbury St James Marriages - corrected the heading of the early marriages and on the parish page, marriages dated from 1561, not 1623 as stated [Mike Russell]
23rd - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1814-1820 - Added details to existing records, also added new records and corrections [Jon Baker] (11 new records)
23rd - Buckland Newton Marriages 1702-1812 - Added details to existing records, also added new records and corrections [Jon Baker] (21 new records)
22nd - Buckland Newton Marriages 1813-1821 - Added details and new records, also moved records from older file [Jon Baker] (40 new records, mostly Witnesses)
21st - Ashmore Baptisms 1794 - Correction made [Sally Stainer Wills]
19th - Sturminster Newton Baptism 1833 - Correction made [Jan Hibberd]
18th - Marnhull Baptisms 1838-1850 - [PR] Bob Hills (107 new records)
18th - Marnhull Baptisms 1851-1880 - [PR] Bob Hills (254 new records)
4th - Stratton Baptisms 1561/2-1798 - [PR] Nigel Johns (1223 records)

CENSUS
30th - Burton Bradstock 1871 Census - Corrections (HILL/HILT to HITT & DOUNTON to DOWNTON) (Thanks to Brian Crocker for HITTs)
19th - Thornford 1851 Census - Geoff Hunt (416 records)
4th - Stratton 1851 Census - Colin Jackson (394 records)

OTHER RECORDS
19th - Cerne Abbas - Will index and Will Abstracts (A-M, N-Z) - Claire Smith-Burns (50 new records)
19th - Cerne Abbas - Newspaper report on John Brodby 1805 - Claire Smith-Burns (1 new record)
18th - Thorncombe 1723 Oath of Allegiance - Kim Parker (7 new records)
18th - Thorncombe Rectors - Kim Parker - corrected information regarding William Bragge

PARISH PAGES
29th - Wootton Fitzpaine - updates to the Parish Description, also added link to Wootton Fitzpaine War Memorial site
18th - Thorncombe - Kim Parker - update to the description of the parish, last paragraph
18th - Chickerell - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs courtesy of Keith Searson added
12th - Ibberton - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Spetisbury - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Woolland - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Bournemouth - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Seaborough - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Monkton Wyld - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Belchalwell - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
26th Will of Richard DAVIDGE, born in Dorchester & Merchant of London 1667
30th Significant update to Glossary, File (Index of Terms used in 17th Century Wills and Inventories) (233 records)
29th Link added to Will of Richard FUDGE Butcher of Dorchester 1836
29th Link added to Will of John FOOT Carpenter of Dorchester 1831
26th Will of Thomas DAVIDGE, Merchant of Dorchester 1614
24th   John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 18 The Alms Houses (Chubb's, Whetstone's and Nappers Mite)
21st Holy Trinity Dorchester Baptisms 1851-1880, (731 records)
21st All Saints Dorchester Baptisms 1851-1880, (405 records)
21st Update to St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1851-1880, - 193 baptisms added ( Total now 365 records)
19th Update to the Biography of Horatio MOULE [1805-1886], Chaplain of St Paul's Cathedral Calcutta


November 2010 [23920 records added this month]

GENERAL
30th - Anne Preston is back, researchers of Blandford St Mary, Chalbury, Horton, Long Crichel, Moor Crichel,
Shapwick and Sixpenny Handley will find Anne's contact details available on the appropriate parish pages
27th - Added link to the Bradford Peverell Community Website to the Bradford Peverell page

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
28th - Chaldon Herring Baptisms 1621-1730 - [PR] Kim Parker (573 records)
28th - Chaldon Herring Burials 1621-1880 - [PR] Kim Parker (1045 records)
28th - Spetisbury Marriages 1706-1845 - [PR] Kim Parker (529 records)
28th - Seaborough Christenings 1562-1841 - [PR] Kim Parker (706 records)
28th - Seaborough Marriages 1562-1841 - [PR] Kim Parker (257 records)
28th - Seaborough Burials 1654-1910 - [PR] Kim Parker (325 records)
21st - Hazelbury Bryan Marriages 1646-1725 - [BT] Jan Hibberd (112 new records added)
20th - Pulham Burials 1734-1905 - [BT] Derek Smith (820 new records records)
14th - Sherborne Marriages 1560-1599 - [PR] Sheila Carr (650 records)
13th - Stoke Wake Marriages 1546-1850 - [PR] Kim Parker (230 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Baptisms 1599-1699 - [PR] Kim Parker (850 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Baptisms 1700-1799 - [PR] Kim Parker (1062 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Marriages 1599-1753 - [PR] Kim Parker (393 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Marriages 1754-1831 - [PR] Kim Parker (230 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Burials 1614-1699 - [PR] Kim Parker (562 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Burials 1700-1790 - [PR] Kim Parker (721 records)

CENSUS
29th - Abbotsbury 1851 Census - John Ridout (956 records)
29th - Chickerell 1851 Census - John Ridout (577 records)
29th - Melcombe Regis 1851 Census District 3E - John Ridout (1305 records)
29th - Osmington 1851 Census - John Ridout (486 records)
29th - Poxwell 1851 Census including Watercombe Extra Parochial - John Ridout (89 records)
29th - Wyke Regis 1851 Census District 5a - John Ridout (1448 records)
29th - Wyke Regis 1851 Census District 5b - John Ridout (450 records)
14th - Maiden Newton 1841 Census - Ann Atkinson (727 records)
14th - Maiden Newton 1851 Census - Ann Atkinson (814 records)
14th - Maiden Newton 1871 Census - Ann Atkinson (856 records)
14th - Maiden Newton 1881 Census - Ann Atkinson (801 records)
14th - Maiden Newton 1891 Census - Ann Atkinson (695 records)
14th - Maiden Newton 1901 Census - Ann Atkinson (606 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1841 Census - Ann Atkinson (180 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1851 Census - Ann Atkinson (172 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1861 Census - Ann Atkinson (171 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1871 Census - Ann Atkinson (180 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1881 Census - Ann Atkinson (121 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1891 Census - Ann Atkinson (142 records)
7th - Frome Vauchurch 1901 Census - Ann Atkinson (115 records)
6th - Chilfrome 1891 Census - Ann Atkinson (98 records)
6th - Wynford Eagle 1841 Census - Ann Atkinson (133 records)
6th - Wynford Eagle 1851 Census - Ann Atkinson (163 records)
6th - Wynford Eagle 1891 Census - Ann Atkinson (120 records)
3rd - Witchampton 1861 Census - Johanna Miller (596 records)

OTHER RECORDS
30th - Execution of Silvester Wilkins of Bridport in 1833 - Mike Russell
28th - Will of Margaret Melmoth of Milton Abbas 1691 - Dawn Good
21st - Photographs and Transcribed Inscriptions of Memorials inside St Marys Church - Claire Smith-Burns (16 photos/records)
21st - Upcerne Protestation Return 1642 - Claire Smith-Burns (26 records)
16th - Index of Wills of Stoke Wake Residents - Kim Parker (30 records)
14th - Leigh Militia List 1798 - Lynne Penny (35 records)

PARISH PAGES
28th - Milton Abbas - George Gill has unfortunately relinquished the role of OPC
23rd - Batcombe - Updated Mari Viertel's email contact address (contact mail link on Parish Page)
21st - Corscombe - Added 3 new photographs of St Micheals Church - John Childs/Paul Hawkins
20th - Winterborne Clenston - Updated contact email address for Elizabeth Kipp (contact mail link on Parish Page)
16th - Stoke Wake - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
15th - Frome St Quintin - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
14th - Chilfrome - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
10th - Broadmayne - Emma Nixon is the new OPC (contact mail link on Parish Page)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
30th Execution of Silvester WILKINS from Bridport at Dorchester Gaol in 1833
29th All Saints Dorchester Baptisms 1837-1850 (139 records)
29th Holy Trinity Dorchester Baptisms 1838-1850, (287 records)
29th St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1813-1850, Update - Now complete (471 records added) (Total now 716 records)
25th St Peters Dorchester Marriages 1801-1847 Update to existing file - fathers names added for period 1838-1847
22nd All Saints Dorchester Baptisms 1813-1836 (385 records)
22nd Holy Trinity Dorchester Baptisms 1813-1837 (672 records)
22nd St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1813-1850 Update - Now complete 1813-1837 (281 records added) (Total now 580 records)
22nd Will of Richard BURY [1584-1661] Capital Burgess and Mayor of Dorchester 1640 & 1650
11th The Independent or Congregational Church of Dorchester Baptisms 1788-1837, (205 records) including the Huntingdon Connection Chapel (1822-1826)


October 2010 [5803 records added this month]

GENERAL
23rd - New email address for Lynne Penny, OPC for Leigh (click on Lynne's underlined name for address)
16th - New email address for Luke Mouland, OPC for Lillington and Longburton (click on Luke's underlined name for address)

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
31st - Buckland Newton Burials 1784-1797 [BT] Jon Baker (172 new records)
31st - West Stafford Baptisms 1813-1837 [PR] Kay Kearsey (134 new records)
24th - Edmondsham Burials 1764-1783 [BT] Julia Graham (112 new records)
23rd - Marnhull Baptisms 1560-1700 - Bob Hills (corrections)
23rd - Marnhull Marriages 1561-1727 - Bob Hills (corrections)
23rd - Marnhull Burials 1560-1723 - Bob Hills (corrections)
23rd - Correction to Leigh Marriage - Lynne Penny
22nd - Correction to Gillingham Baptism - Jan Kennedy
22nd - Correction to Buckland Newton Burial - Jon Baker
17th - Chaldon Herring Marriages 1621-1734 [PR] [Kim Parker] (100 new records)
17th
- Whitcombe Baptisms 1731-1780 [BT] Kim Parker (72 new records)
17th - Whitcombe Marriages 1733-1870 [BT/PR] Kim Parker (47 new records)
17th - Whitcombe Burials 1731-1780 [BT] Kim Parker (45 new records)
10th - Bugurach, France Marriages 1863-1870 - Moved from Milton Abbas to Miscellaneous Page
10th - Fleet Baptisms 1813-1827 - [PR] Keith Searson (43 new records)
5th - Sturminster Newton Baptisms 1811-1836 - [BT] Jacqui Bowen (1811-1830 updated and 302 new records added)
3rd - Hazelbury Bryan Marriages 1563-1645 - [BT] Jan Hibberd (247 records)
3rd - Sturminster Newton Marriages 1811-1836 - [BT] Jacqui Bowen (1811-1830 updated and 70 new records added)
3rd - Sturminster Newton Burials 1811-1836 - [BT] Jacqui Bowen (1811-1830 updated and 144 new records added)

CENSUS
24th - Witchampton 1871 Census - Johanna Miller (549 records)
24th - Langton Herring 1911 Census - Keith Searson (194 records)
23rd - Witchampton 1891 Census - Johanna Miller (550 records)
10th - Witchampton 1901 Census -  Johanna Miller (updated, corrections in Red)
3rd - Witchampton 1901 Census -  Johanna Miller (550 records)
3rd - Langton Herring 1830 Census -  Keith Searson (211 records)

OTHER RECORDS
19th - Wills of Chedington Residents - Kim Parker (49 records)
17th - Longburton Poor Law Records Index - Luke Mouland (39 records)
17th - Thornford Poor Law Records Index - Luke Mouland (66 records)
17th - Thornford PCC Wills Index - Luke Mouland (24 records)
17th - Thornford Probate Record Index (W&SHC) - Luke Mouland (264 records)
17th - Thornford Directories - Luke Mouland (346 records)
17th - Announcements of Deaths relating to Longburton in The Times - Luke Mouland (17 records)
16th - Wills of Stourpaine Residents - Kim Parker (142 records)
16th - Stourpaine Roll of Honour - Kim Parker (17 records)
16th - Rectors of Stourpaine & Lazerton, including extracts from Registers in Hutchins - Kim Parker (100 records)
10th - Purbeck Memories - Sue MIlls (external site)
10th - Purbeck Biographies - the lives of the people who lived and worked in Purbeck - Sue Mills (external site)

PARISH PAGES
24th - Burstock - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
22nd - Corscombe - John Childs  - correction to caption of Church photograph, previously identified as Corscombe Church, in fact Toller Whelme Chapel of Ease
22nd - Lillington - Luke Mouland  - 2 new photographs added
19th - Sutton Waldron - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
17th - Chedington - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
12th - Stourpaine - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page, new photographs added
11th - Hawkchurch - Julie Baker is the new OPC. Existing records moved from Miscellany page to new parish page
8th - Milton Abbas - George Gill is the new OPC (contact mail link on Parish Page)
3rd - West Stafford - Kay Kearsey is the new OPC (contact mail link on Parish Page)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
30th Holy Trinity Dorchester Baptisms 1771-1812, (818 records)
30th St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1771-1812, basic listing now completed, 379 records added (Now 681 records)
29th Biography of Samuel Cromleholme (1618-1672), Master of the Dorchester Free school 1651-1657 by Richard Crumbleholme


September 2010 [6820 records added this month]

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
19th - Bournemouth St Stephen Marriages 1902-1930 (External Link to Hampshire Trancriptions scheme)
19th - Poyntington Marriages 1599-1843 - [PR] Sheila Carr (194 records)
19th - Poyntington Baptisms 1715-1859 - [PR] Sheila Carr (707 records)
6th - Broadmayne Marriages 1667-1837 - [PR] Kim Parker (217 records)

CENSUS
26th - Cattistock 1841 Census -  Ann Atkinson (547 records)
26th - Cattistock 1851 Census -  Ann Atkinson (596 records)
26th - Cattistock 1871 Census -  Ann Atkinson (589 records)
26th - Cattistock 1901 Census -  Ann Atkinson (477 records)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1841 Census -  Ann Atkinson (67 records)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1851 Census -  Ann Atkinson (54 records)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1861 Census -  Ann Atkinson (replaced old transcription)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1871 Census -  Ann Atkinson (58 records)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1881 Census -  Ann Atkinson (54 records)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1891 Census -  Ann Atkinson (30 records)
25th - Toller Fratrum 1901 Census -  Ann Atkinson (47 records)
19th - Poyntington 1841 Census -  Sheila Carr (192 records)
19th - Poyntington 1851 Census -  Sheila Carr (182 records)
19th - Poyntington 1861 Census -  Sheila Carr (174 records)
19th - Poyntington 1871 Census -  Sheila Carr (167 records)
19th - Poyntington 1891 Census -  Sheila Carr (135 records)

OTHER RECORDS
5th - South West England Genealogical Indexes - thanks to Mike Russell for finding this

PARISH PAGES

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
29th Holy Trinity Dorchester Baptisms 1739-1770, (620 records)
29th Update to St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1730-1770, - 297 male baptisms added ( total of 553 records)
23rd St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1851-1880, - basic Listing of Female names only ( 172 records)
19th St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1813-1850, - basic Listing of Female names only ( 299 records)
17th Masters of the 'Free School', (1550-1878)
17th Revision of Dorchester 'Free School',(1567-1736) The first 160 years
13th Will of John HILL [1589-1657], Alderman, Capital Burgess and Mayor of Dorchester 1636
10th Biography of John HILL [1589-1657], Alderman, Capital Burgess and Mayor of Dorchester 1636
8th St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1771-1812, - basic Listing of Female names only ( 302 records)
6th Dorchester People , in Historical documents etc (131 records 1773-1824)
4th St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1730-1770, - basic Listing of names only ( 256 records)
 


 

August 2010 [15417 records added this month]

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
26th - Boscombe St John Baptisms 1895-1900 - [BT] Doug Phillips (377 records)
22nd - Bradford Abbas Burials 1901-1930 - [PR] Caryl Parsons (134 records)
15th - Bradford Abbas Baptisms 1901-1920 - [PR] Caryl Parsons (175 records)
15th - Bradford Abbas Marriages 1901-1920 - [PR] Caryl Parsons (74 records)
15th - Bournemouth St Clement  Marriages 1896-1899 - [BT] Doug Phillips (130 records)
10th - Hilton Burials 1813-1830 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (155 records)
8th - Mappowder Burials 1709-1962 - [PR] Eileen Penfold (788 records)
7th - Holdenhurst  Marriages 1680-1841 - [PR] Kim Parker (464 records)
7th - Boscombe St John Baptisms 1891-1894 - [BT] Doug Phillips (212 records)
7th - Bournemouth St Clement  Marriages 1889-1895 - [BT] Doug Phillips (286 records)
3rd - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1865 & 1868 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (47 records)
3rd - External link to Sturminster Marshall Registers 1563-1812
3rd - Mapperton Burials 1814-1955 - [PR] Sally Beadle (4 records)
3rd - Mapperton Burials 1705-1820 - [BT] Terry Pine (28 records)
1st - Holdenhurst Baptisms 1813-1820 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (117 records)
1st - West Stafford Marriages 1752-1836 - [PR] Kim Parker (101 records)
1st - Warmwell Marriages 1641-1836 - [PR] Kim Parker (153 records)
1st - Whitcombe Baptisms 1774-1850 - [PR] Kim Parker (111 records)
1st - Whitcombe Burials 1774-1837 - [PR] Kim Parker (98 records)

CENSUS
1st - Trent 1851 Census - Eric O'Neil (528 records)

OTHER RECORDS
15th - Sandford Orcas Parochial School Log Book 1875-1905 - Caryl Parsons (1328 records)
10th - Holdenhurst Clergy - Kim Parker  (31 records)
3rd - Mosterton Examples of Overseers Documents - Kim Parker (4 records)
3rd - An Account of the Role of Lytchett Beacon in Dorset's Defences - Kim Parker & Stanley Judd (requires pdf)

PARISH PAGES
10th - Holdenhurst - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
31st - Holy Trinity Dorchester Marriages 1813-1837, - basic Listing of names only ( 206 records)
30th - St Peters Dorchester Marriages 1801-1847, - basic Listing of names only ( 237 records)
29th - St Peters Dorchester Marriages 1730-1800, - basic Listing of names only ( 495 records)
25th - Update to All Saints Dorchester Burials 1814-1837, - +25 names added from NBI ( Now 381 records)
25th - Update to St Peters Dorchester Burials 1813-1837, - +26 names added from NBI ( Now 316 records)
24th - St Peters Dorchester Burials 1761-1812, - ( 644 records) basic Listing of names only
24th - St Peters Dorchester Burials 1701-1760, - ( 956 records) basic Listing of names only
23rd - St Peters Dorchester Burials 1611-1700, - ( 965 records) basic Listing of names only
23rd - Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1764-1812, - ( 958 records) basic Listing of names only
23rd - Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1723-1763, - ( 911 records) basic Listing of names only
22nd - Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1681-1722, - ( 1,156 records) basic Listing of names only
21st - Revision to Fordington Burials 1837-1850, + 139 names added from NBI (now 940 records)
20th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1813-1836, + 138 names added from NBI (now 1051 records)
19th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1800-1812, (now 478 records)
17th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1764-1799, + 21 names added from NBI (now 870 records)
16th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1756-1763, + 14 names added from NBI (now 213 records)
15th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1734-1755, + 53 names added from NBI (now 409 records)
14th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1706-1709, + 20 names added from NBI (now 58 records)
14th - Revision to Fordington Burials 1691-1705, + 13 names added for year 1705 (now 185 records)
12th - Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1653-1680, - ( 822 records) basic Listing of names only
12th - Biography of Thomas BEACH [1738-1806]  Portrait Painter - born Milton Abbas - died Dorchester
10th - All Saints Dorchester Burials 1771-1813, - ( 669 records)
6th -  All Saints Dorchester Burials 1731-1770, - ( 716 records)
3rd - All Saints Dorchester Burials 1613-1730, - Revised File 410 new burials added; checked against National Burial Index accuracy improved (now 1,569 records)
 


July 2010 [8706 records added this month]

GENERAL
26th - New email address for Rachel Kent, OPC for Corfe Castle and Dewlish (click on Lynne's underlined name for address)
18th - New email address for Lynne Ballard, OPC for Lytchett Matravers (click on Lynne's underlined name for address)

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
25th - West Knighton Baptisms 1693-1727 - [PR] Kim Parker (139 records)
25th - West Knighton Baptisms 1731-1755 - [BT] Kim Parker (95 records)
25th - West Knighton Burials 1693-1727 - [PR] Kim Parker (110 records)
25th - West Knighton Burials 1731-1755 - [BT] Kim Parker (71 records)
25th - West Knighton Marriages 1693-1850 - [PR] Kim Parker (206 records)
25th - West Stafford Marriages 1559-1751 - [PR] Kim Parker (196 records)
24th - Owermoigne Burials 1752-1812 - [PR] Kim Parker (372 records)
24th - Owermoigne Burials 1813-1885 - [PR] Kim Parker (480 records)
24th - Owermoigne Marriages 1838-1860 - [PR] Kim Parker (74 records)
18th - Hazelbury Bryan Confirmations 1828&1834 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (78 records)
18th - Hazelbury Bryan Burials 1845-1848 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (57 records)
18th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1825-1829 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (109 records)
18th - Pokesdown St John Baptisms 1915 - [PR] Jan Hibberd (59 records)
10th - Bournemouth St Clement  Marriages 1884-1888 - Doug Phillips (191 records)
4th - Leigh Baptisms 1779-1846 - [PR] Lynne Penny (606 records)
1st - Bournemouth St Clement  Christenings 1871-1880 - Doug Phillips (761 records)
1st - Bournemouth St Clement  Marriages 1872-1883 - Doug Phillips (117 records)
1st - Bournemouth St Clement  Burials 1871-1945 - Doug Phillips (117 records)

CENSUS
18th - Nether Cerne 1841 Census - Jon Baker (71 records) - replaced previous page which was for Nether Compton
4th - Buckland Newton 1851 Census - John Ridout (846 records) - added Districts 17, 18, 19 & 20 (Plush already transcribed)
3rd - Fleet 1911 Census - Keith Searson (110 records)

OTHER RECORDS
18th - Will of Joseph Manuel 1767 of Bere Regis - Robert Barr/Mike Russell
13th - Woodsford Roll of Honour - Kim Parker  (6 records)
13th - Woodsford Wills Index - Kim Parker  (13 records)
11th - West Knighton Roll of Honour - Kim Parker  (26 records)
11th - West Knighton Rectors - Kim Parker  (46 records)
11th - West Knighton Wills Index - Kim Parker  (55 records)
6th - Warmwell PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker  (11 records)
6th - Warmwell Holy Trinity Rectors - Kim Parker  (45 records)
4th - Whitcombe PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker  (12 records)
3rd - Cerne Abbas Monumental Inscriptions - External link to Cerne Abbas Historical Society added to Parish Page (thanks to Claire Smith-Burns)
3rd - West Stour Ship Inn Photograph - Wes Eggins/Cassandra Gotham (replaced previous photograph with new clear picture)
3rd - Margaret Marsh Monumental Inscription Index - Brian Webber/Mervyn Wright (24 records)
2nd - Bockhampton Manor Court Roll Book 1750-1848 - Kay Kearsey (188 records)

PARISH PAGES
18th - Bere Regis - added links to the Bere Regis Village web site [thanks to Mike Russell for advising this link]
13th - Woodsford - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page
11th - West Knighton - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page
6th - Warmwell - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page
4th - Whitcombe Extra Parochial - Kim Parker  - moved existing records from Miscellany page

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
27th - Fordington Wills Index, Update to include St George Burials 1710-1733
27th - Fordington St George Burials 1710-1733, (455 Records)
24th -  John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 17 The Grammar (The Free or Thomas Hardye School) + Trinity
18th -  The Dorset Poll Book 1831    Extract for Dorchester & Fordington (92 Records)
16th - The Will of Isaac SPARKS - Gentleman of Fordington 1788
15th -  Presbyterian Chapel, Protestant Dissenters: 1750-1836, :  Update, added 64 new records (now 377 Records)
12th -  1861 Census Fordington - The Barracks:   (242 Records)
5th   1861 Census Fordington - District Nine:  (includes Union Workhouse) (828 Records)


June 2010 [7781 records added this month]

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
27th - Hazelbury Bryan Christenings 1816-1824 - Jan Hibberd (162 records)
26th - Iwerne Minster Baptisms 1799-1812 [BT] - Hilary Aitchison (311  records)
26th - Iwerne Minster Marriages 1799-1812 [BT] - Hilary Aitchison (112  records)
26th - Iwerne Minster Burials 1799-1812 [BT] - Hilary Aitchison (298  records)
19th - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1862&1864 [PR] - Jan Hibberd (42 records)
12th - Tincleton Baptisms 1813-1885 [PR] - Kim Parker (444 records)
12th - Owermoigne Baptisms 1569-1660 [PR] - Kim Parker (774 records)
12th - Owermoigne Marriages 1569-1751 [PR] - Kim Parker (426 records)
12th - Owermoigne Marriages 1752-1837 [PR] - Kim Parker (206 records)
12th - Owermoigne Burials 1570-1660 [PR] - Kim Parker (572 records)
12th - Owermoigne Burials 1661-1751 [PR] - Kim Parker (607 records)

CENSUS
20th - Holdenhurst 1841 Census - Kim Parker (905 records)

OTHER RECORDS
20th - Heatherlands St Johns WW1 Roll of Honour - Luke Mouland (160 records)
20th - Turner's Puddle CDS Wills Index - Kim Parker (60 records)
20th - Winterborne Anderson Wills proved by the Court of the Dean of Salisbury (CDS) - Kim Parker (48 records)
20th - Wareham PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker (235 records)
20th - Wynford Eagle PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker (12 records)
20th - Marnhull Strays - Bob Hills (53 new records)
20th - Affpuddle PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker (28 records)
19th - West Stafford Rectors - Kim Parker (69 records)
19th - West Stafford Roll of Honour - Kim Parker (9 records)
18th - Affpuddle 1861 Census - Jon Baker (corrections)
18th - Turners Puddle PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker (18 records)
18th - Broadmayne PCC Wills Index - Kim Parker (20 records)
17th - Broadmayne Rectors - Kim Parker (44 records)
17th - Broadmayne Roll of Honour - Kim Parker (11 records)
13th - History of Milton Abbey and formation of the village of Milton Abbas - Michael Russell

PARISH PAGES
30th - Parkstone Burials - Corrected link on Parkstone Parish page so that Burials are now accessible
19th - West Stafford Parish - New Parish page, including new photographs [courtesy of Kim Parker]
18th - Affpuddle Parish - added reference to Briantspuddle and link to Briantspuddle Community Website
17th - Broadmayne Parish - New Parish page, including new photographs [courtesy of Kim Parker]
13th - Turner's Puddle Parish - New Parish page, including new photographs [courtesy of Kim Parker]
13th - Parkstone Parish - New Parish page

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
23rd - 1861 Census Fordington - District Eight:  (1,022 Records) [District 9, and 'The Barracks' to follow in due course]
17th - 1861 Census Fordington - District Seven:  (554 Records)
14th - 1861 Census Fordington - District Six:  (632 Records)
7th -   John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 16 The Priory (or Friary)
6th -  John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 15 The Domesday Books
3rd -  Charles CHRISTOPHER  (1700-1791) Agricultural Labourer
3rd -  John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 14 Recorders and High Stewards of Dorchester
1st -  John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 13 Parliamentary Representation Dorchester


May 2010 [8113 records added this month]
 

GENERAL
31st - Added Bournemouth, Christchurch, Highcliffe and Holdenhurst to Index and placeholders on the Miscellany page (all transferred from Hampshire to Dorset in 1974)
19th - Added references to Blackdown and Drimpton to the Broadwindsor page, and links to related web sites (also updated index)
15th - Added Blagdon and Boveridge to Cranborne Page (1841 Census). Removed Blagdon & Boveridge from Miscellany page
4th - Leigh Photographs - Replaced picture of Leigh Church with picture of the Village (the church photo was of Leigh, Kent)

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
31st - Sturminster Newton Burials 1811-1830  [PR] - Jacqui Bowen (62 new records)
31st - Whitchurch Canonicorum Baptisms 1558-1729 - Michaela Poynton-Smith (2725 records)
31st - Sturminster Newton Marriages 1783-1805 [PR] - Jacqui Bowen (231 records)
30th - Hazelbury Bryan Burials 1835-1844 - Jan Hibberd (128 records)
29th - Hazelbury Bryan Christenings 1812-1815 - Jan Hibberd (69 records)
29th - Hazelbury Bryan Burials 1826-1834 - Jan Hibberd (111 records)
24th - Folke Marriages 1751-1776 - Jacqui Bowen [BT] (updated, no new records)
23rd - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1856 - Jan Hibberd [PR] (27 records) - also reformatted all existing Buckland Newton Baptism pages
10th - Marnhull Burials 1560-1723 - Bob Hills [PR] (added 1560-1576, approx 108 new records)
1st - Marnhull Baptisms 1561-1699 - Bob Hills [PR] (updated with approx 750 new records)
1st - Marnhull Roman Catholic Baptisms and Confirmations 1772-1826 - Bob Hills (450 records)

CENSUS
31st - Longburton 1901 Census - Luke Mouland (284 new records)
31st - Longburton 1861 Census (Complete) - Luke Mouland (330 new records)
16th - Cranborne 1841 Census Lunatic Asylum - Jon Baker (11 new records)
16th - Cranborne 1841 Census District 4b (Monckton up Wimborne, Oakley & Bellows Cross) - Jon Baker (113 new records)
16th - Cranborne 1841 Census District 2 (Holwell) - Jon Baker (405 new records)
14th - Cranborne - 1841 Census - Added all 1841 Districts to Cranborne page (Blagdon & Boveridge)
8th - Lillington - 1851 Census - Luke Mouland (166 new records)
8th - Lillington - 1861 Census - Luke Mouland (163 new records)
8th - Lillington - 1871 Census - Luke Mouland (186 new records)
8th - Lillington - 1891 Census - Luke Mouland (167 new records)
2nd - Iwerne Steepleton - 1861 Census - Jon Baker (59 new records)

OTHER RECORDS
31st - Longburton Trade Directories - Luke Mouland (249 records)
31st - Longburton Probate Records held at Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - Luke Mouland (193 records)
31st - Longburton Haunting Tale 1677 - Luke Mouland
31st - Littleburton Haunting Tale 1677 - Luke Mouland
30th - Dorset Strays Index Marriages A-H - Keith Searson - (25 new records)
30th - Dorset Strays Index 1851 Census A-H - Keith Searson - (162 new records)
30th - Dorset Strays Index 1871 Census A-H - Keith Searson - (131 new records)
30th - Dorset Strays Index 1901 Census A-H - Keith Searson - (5 new records)
30th - Dorset Strays Index Emigrants A-H - Keith Searson - (11 new records)
29th - South Perrott Roll of Honour - Kim Parker - (19 new records)
26th - Stoke Abott Removal Orders - Eddie Hann (transcribed by Jon Baker) - (61 new records)
26th - Stoke Abott Index of Wills - Eddie Hann - (66 new records)
23rd - Will of Honor Caines of Hazelbury Bryan - Jan Hibberd
9th - Melbury Bubb Baptismal Font - added link to external site on the Miscellaneous page (thanks to Mike Russell for finding this)
8th - Lillington PCC Wills Index - Luke Mouland (25 new records)
8th - Lillington Probate Index - Luke Mouland (79 new records)
8th - Lillington Overseers of the Poor Record Index - Luke Mouland (36 new records)
8th - Lillington Marriage Licenses and Banns Certificates Index - Luke Mouland (26 new records)
8th - Lillington Trade Directories - Luke Mouland (144 new records)
3rd - Glanvilles Wootton PCC Wills Index - Jon Baker (26 new records)
3rd - Glanvilles Wootton Overseers of the Poor Record Index - Jon Baker (104 new records)
2nd - Moreton PCC Wills and 1807 Poll Book - Kim Parker (24 records)
2nd - Moreton Rectors - Kim Parker (48 records)
2nd - Moreton Roll of Honour - Kim Parker (18 records)
2nd - Moreton Photographs - Kim Parker
1st - Marnhull Strays - Bob Hills (109 records)
1st - East Holme PCC Wills and 1807 Poll Book - Kim Parker (7 records)

PARISH PAGES
29th - Added Photographs of South Perrott (Kim Parker)
26th - Added 2 old pictures to Stoke Abbot page (Eddie Hann)
13th - Longburton Parish - New Parish page
3rd - Lillington Parish - New Parish page
2nd - Moreton Parish - New Parish page (largely courtesy of Kim Parker)
1st - East Holme Parish - New Parish page (largely courtesy of Kim Parker)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
29th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 10 The Charters of Dorchester
29th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 9 The Borough and Manor of Dorchester
29th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 8 Judge Jeffries - Bloody Assizes 1685 & Troop encampment 1757
28th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 7 The Civil War 1642-1651
28th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 6 Fires in Dorchester 1613, 1622, 1725, 1775
27th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 5 Early History
27th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 4 Company of Freemen
27th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 3 Description of Dorchester
27th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Part 2 Origins of the name of Dorchester & Location
27th John Hutchins , The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset - Index (Note there are 75 pages to transcribe so each section will be made live as it is completed)
21st Significant update to Dorchester Wills Index , (1413-1700)
21st Dorchester People , in Historical documents etc (465 records 1614-1686)
11th - The will of Margaret CHUBB , Widow & Benefactor of Dorchester (1628)


April 2010 [30982 records added this month]

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS [PR] & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS [BT]
16th - Tincleton Marriages 1579-1836 - Kim Parker [PR] (200 records)
15th - Hazelbury Bryan Christenings 1807-1811 - Jan Hibberd (87 records)
14th - Owermoigne Christenings 1661-1751, 1752-1812, 1813-1880 - Kim Parker (2083 records)

CENSUS
25th - Stanton St Gabriel - 1871 Census - John Ridout (90 new records)
25th - Whitchurch Canonicorum - 1871 Census District 5, District 6, District 7, District 8 and District 9 - John Ridout (1399 new records)
25th - Bridport - 1871 Census District 6, District 7, District 8, District 9 and District 10 - John Ridout (3495 new records)
24th - Corfe Castle - 1831 Census - Rachel Kent (982 new records)
18th - Allington - 1871 Census District 1 - John Ridout (1148 new records)
18th - Allington - 1871 Census District 2 - John Ridout (758 new records)
18th - Bradpole - 1871 Census District 3 - John Ridout (852 new records)
18th - Bradpole - 1871 Census District 4 - John Ridout (888 new records)
18th - Bridport - 1871 Census District 5 - John Ridout (1018 new records)
18th - Bothenhampton - 1871 Census - John Ridout (578 new records)
18th - Burton Bradstock - 1871 Census - John Ridout (1057 new records)
18th - Loders - 1871 Census - John Ridout (1119 new records)
18th - Puncknowle - 1871 Census - John Ridout (477 new records)
18th - Swyre - 1871 Census - John Ridout (262 new records)
18th - Shipton Gorge - 1871 Census - John Ridout (389 new records)
18th - Walditch - 1871 Census - John Ridout (184 new records)
17th - Hooke - 1871 Census - John Ridout (207 new records)
17th - North Poorton - 1871 Census - John Ridout (89 new records)
17th - Powerstock - 1871 Census - John Ridout (1063 new records)
17th - Broadwinsor - 1871 Census Dist 5 - John Ridout (545 new records)
17th - Netherbury - 1871 Census Dist 1, 1871 Census Dist 2, 1871 Census Dist 3 - John Ridout (1849 new records)
17th - Chedington - 1871 Census - John Ridout (166 new records)
17th - South Perrott - 1871 Census - John Ridout (343 new records)
17th - Seaborough - 1871 Census - John Ridout (93 new records)
17th - Misterton - 1871 Census - John Ridout (575 new records)
16th - Wraxall - 1871 Census - John Ridout (89 new records)
16th - Rampisham - 1871 Census - John Ridout (395 new records)
16th - Evershot - 1871 Census - John Ridout (499 new records)
16th - Halstock - 1871 Census - John Ridout (529 new records)
16th - West Chelborough - 1871 Census - John Ridout (72 new records)
15th - West Knighton - 1841 Census - Glenda Lightowler (268 new records)
10th - Mapperton - 1881 Census - Sally Beadle (125 new records)
10th - Mapperton - 1901 Census - Sally Beadle (80 new records)
10th - Mapperton - 1891 Census - Sally Beadle (corrections only shown in Red)
5th - Beaminster - 1891 Census District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5 - John Ridout (1985 new records)
5th - Burstock - 1891 Census - John Ridout (145 new records)
5th - Hooke - 1891 Census - John Ridout (184 new records)
5th - Mapperton - 1891 Census - John Ridout (95 new records)
5th - Misterton (Somerset) - 1891 Census - John Ridout (689 new records)
5th - Mosterton - 1891 Census - John Ridout (277 new records)
5th - Powerstock - 1891 Census - John Ridout (805 new records)
5th - Seaborough - 1891 Census - John Ridout (75 new records)
5th - South Perrott - 1891 Census - John Ridout (265 new records)
2nd - Buckland Newton - 1871 Census - Jon Baker Added Districts 3 and 4 (988 new records)
2nd - Buckland Newton - 1861 Census - Jon Baker Added Districts 3 and 4 (847 new records)

OTHER RECORDS
16th - Tincleton - Parish Page -  added 7 new photographs of the church and Clyffe Farm Kim Parker (7 records)
15th - Coombe Keynes - Roll of Honour -  Kim Parker (9 records)
15th - Coombe Keynes - Parish Page -  added 6 new photographs of the church and village Kim Parker (6 records)
14th - Hazelbury Bryan - Hazelbury Bryan pictures - Added over 30 exterior and interior views of Hazelbury Bryan Church - Jan Hibberd
11th - Sturminster Newton - Sturminster Newton pictures - Added 2 pictures, Sturminster Newton Postal workers and Dead Man's Penny - Garry Fudge
9th - Netherbury & Salway Ash - Monumental Inscriptions for Salway Ash - Updated the Parish page link, was incorectly linked to Bloxworth, now linked to Netherbury
4th - Branksome Park - List of Rectors - Kim Parker (11 records)
4th - Branksome Park - Roll of Honour - Kim Parker (62 records)
4th - Dorset Strays (Miscellany Page) - Marriages I-Z - Glenda Lightowler (69 records)
4th - Dorset Strays (Miscellany Page) - Census I-Z - Glenda Lightowler (441 records)
4th - Dorset Strays (Miscellany Page) - Emigration I-Z - Glenda Lightowler (6 records)
4th - Dorset Strays (Miscellany Page) - Deaths & Burials I-Z - Glenda Lightowler (21 records)

PARISH PAGES
16th - Tincleton - Added new Parish Page for Tincleton - existing material moved from Miscellany page, new material courtesy of Kim Parker
15th - Coombe Keynes - Added new Parish Page for Coombe Keynes - existing material moved from Miscellany page, new material courtesy of Kim Parker
10th - Netherbury - Added information about Salway Ash which forms part of the parish of Netherbury
4th - Loders - Removed reference to Dottery, which is a completely separate parish (Dottery MIs are on the Allington page) - thanks to Sally Beadle for the clarification
4th - Branksome Park - Added new Parish Page for Branksome Park All Saints - most material courtesy of Kim Parker

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
23rd - Map of Dorchester, (1711)
22nd -Significant update to Bailiffs of Dorchester, (1394-1834)
8th -Update to Mayors of Dorchester, (1629-2009)


March 2010 [11565 records added this month]

GENERAL
20th - Forest of Dean (Gloucestershire) Parish Records Page link added to Index page
4th - Contacts Page Strays Index, Keith Searson taking A through H (was M) and Glenda Lightowler I through Z

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
23rd - South Perrott Baptisms 1538-1812 - Michaela Poynton [PR] (2240 records)
20th - Mapperton Baptisms 1701-1880 - Terry Pine [BT] corrections by Sally Beadle
18th - Buckland Newton Burials 1798-1821 [BT] - Jon Baker (1798-1800 & 1816-1821 are new) (101 new records)
18th - Motcombe Marriages 1672-1836 [PR] - Jan Genge Kennedy (correction to marriage dated 23 Nov 1820)
16th - Buckland Newton Burials 1836-1852 [PR] - Jan Hibberd (& Jon Baker) (262 records)
13th -Tarrant Gunville Marriages 1734-1838 [BT] - Mervyn Wright (updates to 1796, new to 1838) (80 new records)
13th -Tarrant Gunville Marriages 1839-1871 [BT] - Mervyn Wright (73 records)
13th -Tarrant Gunville Burials 1732-1804 [BT] - Mervyn Wright (updates)
13th -Tarrant Gunville Burials 1805-1837 [BT] - Mervyn Wright  (228 records)
13th -Tarrant Gunville Burials 1838-1880 [BT] - Mervyn Wright (274 records)
6th - Beaminster St. Mary Marriages 1869-1881 [PR] - Zoe Martin (147 records)
6th - Beaminster St. Mary Burials 1833-1837 - Zoe Martin (389 records)
6th - Wyke Regis Baptisms 1713-1731  [PR] - Barbara Hunt (260 records)
6th - Sturminster Newton Burials 1811-1830  [BT] - Jacqui Bowen (666 records)
2nd - Buckland Newton Marriages 1730-1821  [BT] - Jon Baker (added 3 1821 marriages that were missed from the 1821-1835 transcription) (3 records)

CENSUS
21st - Broadwindsor - 1891 Census Dist 5, 1891 Census Dist 6, 1891 Census Dist 7 - John Ridout (1134 records)
21st - Bettiscombe - 1891 Census - John Ridout (59 records)
21st - Pilsdon - 1891 Census - John Ridout (86 records)
21st - Netherbury - 1891 Census Dist 1, 1891 Census Dist 2, 1891 Census Dist 3 - John Ridout (1534 records)
21st - Melbury Osmond - 1891 Census - John Ridout (346 records)
21st - Wraxall - 1891 Census - John Ridout (65 records)
21st - Rampisham - 1891 Census - John Ridout (259 records)
21st - Halstock - 1891 Census - John Ridout (405 records)
21st - West Chelborough - 1891 Census - John Ridout (59 records)
14th - Compton Abbas - 1911 Census - Sue Stead (258 records)
12th - Mapperton - 1871 Census - Sally Beadle (94 records)
4th - Canford Magna - 1901 Census District 1 - Valerie Robbins  (1025 records)

OTHER RECORDS
25th - Stourton Caundle - St Peters Monumental Inscription index (52 records)
25th - Sturminster Newton - Civic Cemetery Monumental Inscription index (1055 records)
25th - Symondsbury Broadoak - St Pauls Monumental Inscription index (34 records)
25th - Todber - Church Monumental Inscription index (74 records)
25th - Turners Puddle - Holy Trinity Monumental Inscription index (18 records)
25th - Turnworth - St Mary the Virgin Monumental Inscription index (102 records)
21st - Beaminster - Will of Wm Chubb 1831 - Kim Parker (updated)
14th - Cranborne - Pigots 1830 Directory - Valerie Robbins (44 records)
14th - Cranborne - Kellys 1915 Directory - Valerie Robbins (49 records)
7th - Wyke Regis - Graveyard Monumental Inscriptions - Barbara Hunt & Zoe Martin (178 records)
4th - Stourton Caundle - Civic Cemetery Monumental Inscription index (178 records)
4th - Stourt Provost - St Michaels Monumental Inscription index (201 records)
4th - Stour Provost Stour Row - All Saints Monumental Inscription index (11 records)

PARISH PAGES
21st - Toller Porcorum added links to 2 external pages that provide a wealth of information about the village
21st - Chaldon Herring marriages link on parish page relabelled (from 1835-1860 [BT] to 1735-1860 [PR]) - Kim Parker
21st - Mosterton burials link on parish page relabelled (from 1655-1749 to 1655-1798) - Kim Parker
18th - Hazelbury Bryan - Jan Hibberd is the new OPC (contact mail link on Parish Page) New parish page, details removed from Miscellaneous page
1st - Motcombe Parish Page updated to show inclusion of Enmore Green (also added Enmore Green to Index page)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
9th - Research document The ROSE family of Fordington
9th - Revision and update of the Life of Captain Anthony EAMES (1595-1686) Churchwarden & Constable of Fordington
 



February 2010 [10222 records added this month]

GENERAL
28th - Added Volunteer Form to the OPC Info page (with thanks to the Sussex OPC Project for the good idea)
21st - Please note that the old OPC site (www.opcdorset.com) has been removed today as the domain expired. Hopefully in the last 3 months most people
will have updated their bookmarks and now know about the new address. Please direct any enquiries about the old address to the new site.

3rd - Dorset OPC Strays project, contact information added to the Contact Page

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
21st - Langton Long Blandford Baptisms 1814-1880  - Val Robbins (was put on site Jan 2009 but now linked from Miscellaneous page) (267 records)
21st - Compton Valence Marriages 1735-1860  - Val Robbins (61 records)
21st - Compton Valence Burials 1732-1879  - Val Robbins (173 records)
21st - Turners Puddle Burials 1812-1822  - Terry Pine (small number of burial entries not already included in transcriptions) (9 records)
20th - Buckland Newton Burials 1836-1841 [PR] - Jan Hibberd (& Jon Baker) (261 records)
20th - Thorncombe Burials 1691-1740 [PR] - Kim Parker (1498 records)
20th - Chaldon Herring Baptisms 1731-1880 [PR] - Kim Parker (1760 records)
20th - Chaldon Herring Marriages 1735-1860 [PR] - Kim Parker (457 records)
18th - Todber Baptisms 1814-1847 [BT] - Cassandra Gotham (90 records)
18th - Todber Marriages 1814-1854 [BT] - Cassandra Gotham (30 records)
14th - Compton Valence Baptisms 1732-1879 [BT] - Valerie Robbins (314 records)
13th - Melcombe Regis St Mary Baptisms 1801-1810 [PR] - corrections from Derek Shilson
5th - Stinsford Baptisms 1700-1749 [PR] - Kay Kearsey (213 records)
5th - Stinsford Marriages 1700-1752 [PR] - Kay Kearsey (168 records)
5th - Stinsford Burials 1713-1749 [PR] - Kay Kearsey (167 records)

CENSUS
27th - Mapperton - 1861 Census - Sally Beadle (93 records)
14th - Kimmeridge - 1911 Census - reformatted to ensure data fully displayed (some surnames were hidden)
13th - Burstock - 1851 Census - Terry Pine (additional info by Jon Baker) (240 records)
7th - Bettiscombe - 1851 Census - Terry Pine (additional info by Jon Baker) (73 records)
7th - Chedington - 1851 Census - Terry Pine (additional info by Jon Baker) (189 records)
7th - Seaborough - 1851 Census - Terry Pine (additional info by Jon Baker) (123 records)
7th - West Chelborough - 1851 Census - Terry Pine (additional info by Jon Baker) (64 records)
7th - Melbury Sampford - added links in Miscellany page to existing 1851 census (with Melbury Osmond)
6th - Broadstone - added links to Canford Magna 1851, 1861 & 1881 census

OTHER RECORDS
28th - Alderholt - Extract from Kelly's Directory 1915 - Valerie Robbins (56 records)
28th - Stockwood - St Edwold Monumental Inscription index (7 records)
28th - Stoke Abbot - St Mary the Virgin Monumental Inscription index (381 records)
28th - Stoke Wake - All Saints Monumental Inscription index (34 records)
21st - Hazelbury Bryan - Thomas & Sarah Stovey (1797-1842) - Brenda Todd (10 records)
14th - Corfe Mullen - Extract from Hunt & Co Directory 1851 - Valerie Robbins (19 records)
14th - Corfe Mullen - Extract from Post Office Directory 1855 - Valerie Robbins (26 records)
14th - Corfe Mullen - Extract from Post Office Directory 1859 - Valerie Robbins (24 records)
14th - Corfe Mullen - Extract from Kelly's Directory 1889 - Valerie Robbins (28 records)
14th - Corfe Mullen - Extract from Kelly's Directory 1895 - Valerie Robbins (29 records)
13th - Blandford Forum - Settlement Examination dated 7th April 1781 of William Christopher - Mike Russell (1 record)
12th - Long Burton - School Log Book 1872-1900 - Caryl Parsons (1580 records)
5th - Stinsford and Bockhampton - School Admissions 1866-1871 - Kay Kearsey (109 records)
4th - Pamphill - Will of Charles Christopher of Pamphill 1909 - Mike Russell (1 record)
3rd - Pulham - St Thomas a Becket Monumental Inscription index (128 records)
3rd - Purse Caundle - St Peter Monumental Inscription index (42 records)
3rd - Purse Caundle - Civic Cemetery Monumental Inscription index (39 records)
3rd - Shaftesbury (St Peter) - United Reform Church Monumental Inscription index (112 records)
3rd - Sherborne - Methodist Church Monumental Inscription index (87 records)

PARISH PAGES
27th - Todber - Rosy Treasure is the new OPC for the Parish of Todber (contact mail link on Parish Page)
21st - Osmington - new Parish Page added, contact details moved from Contacts Page to Parish Page (note Sue also has a new address)
21st - Poxwell - new Parish Page added, contact details moved from Contacts Page to Parish Page (note Sue also has a new address)
19th - Chaldon Herring - new Parish Page added (removed from Miscellaneous), text courtesy Kim Parker
19th - Wynford Eagle - new Parish Page added (removed from Miscellaneous), text and photos courtesy Kim Parker
16th - Todber - new Parish Page added (removed from Miscellaneous)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
23rd - Fordington People in historical documents & Newspapers 1614-2007 (438 records)
23rd - Venerable John CORNELIUS (alias Mohun)  [1557-1594] Executed at Dorchester 1594 (1 record)
19th - John ASHE Family 1593-1640 Labourers of Fordington (3 records)
18th - Extensive update to Glossary of 17th Century terms
12th - 1891 Census Dorchester Parish of All Saints En District 2 (817 records)
8th - Link added to front page to support the Dorchester Community Play Association (DCPA) collect photographs, stories, documents and information about Dorchester during the period 1890-1914. They have called the project 'The Dorchester Dig' and produced a leaflet to accompany it
6th - 1851 Census Dorchester St Peters [Significant update - 1851 Census for all Dorchester Parishes now complete]


January 2010 [12735 records added this month]

GENERAL
26th - Transcribing information page restored, linked from the OPC Info page
24th - Holnest Park House seriously damaged by major fire - see BBC News report
19th - Miscellaneous page - added sections for Dalwood and Stockland, which until 1842 were part of Dorset
18th - Old Dorset site - added link on the Links page
6th - Allington and Bridport - Bernard Meech is the new (returning) OPC
4th - Pilsdon - new email address for OPC Carrie Meerten
 

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
24th - Iwerne Minster Baptisms 1731-1779 - Hilary Aitchison [BT] (567 records)
24th - Iwerne Minster Marriages 1731-1779 - Hilary Aitchison [BT] (237 records)
24th - Iwerne Minster Burials 1731-1779 - Hilary Aitchison [BT] (572 records)
22nd - Marnhull Marriages 1561-1727 - Bob Hills (updated to extend from 1725 to 1727) [PR] (11 new records)
19th - Dalwood Burials 1731-1836 - Terry Pine [BT] (899 records)
19th - Long Crichel Burials 1813-1879 - Terry Pine [BT] (325 records)
19th - Corscombe Burials 1731-1879 - Terry Pine [BT] (1271 records)
15th - Sydling St Nicholas Baptisms 1568-1578, 1576-1589, 1590-1607 - Sharon Churchill [BT] (additions and corrections) (226 new records)
15th - Stinsford Marriages 1752-1799 - Kay Kearsey [PR] (79 records)
14th - Sturminster Newton Marriages 1806-1810 - Jacqui Bowen [PR] (55 records)
10th - Sydling St Nicholas Baptisms 1591-1594 - Sharon Churchill (appended to 1568-1579 baptisms) (59 records)
10th - Wynford Eagle Marriages 1849 - Terry Pine [BT] (4 records)
10th - Melcombe Horsey Baptisms 1847-1880 - Terry Pine [BT] (177 records)
10th - Woodsford Burials 1678-1811 - Terry Pine [BT] (163 records)
10th - Mapperton Baptisms 1701-1880 - Terry Pine [BT] (410 records)
10th - Mapperton Marriages 1814-1837 - Terry Pine [BT] (17 records)
10th - Ashmore Baptisms 1839-1879 - Terry Pine [BT] (149 records)
10th - Ashmore Marriages 1833-1842 - Terry Pine [BT] (9 records)
10th - Ashmore Burials 1837-1879 - Terry Pine [BT] (122 records)
10th - Steeple Baptisms 1843-1880 - Terry Pine [BT]  (224 records)
10th - Steeple Burials 1843-1880 - Terry Pine [BT] (224 records)
10th - Wareham Lady St Mary Marriages 1842-1847 - Terry Pine (85 records)
9th - Melcombe Regis St Johns Baptisms 1871-1880 - Terry Pine [BT] (493 records)
9th - Chettle Baptisms 1846-1879 - Terry Pine [BT] (122 records)
9th - Longburton Marriages 1589-1834 - Terry Pine et al - this page had not been linked but was already online
9th - East Lulworth Baptisms 1842-1875 - Terry Pine [BT] (172 records)
9th - East Lulworth Marriages 1842-1856 - Terry Pine [BT]
(10 records)
9th - East Lulworth Burials 1842-1875 - Terry Pine [BT]
(187 records)
9th - Turners Puddle Baptisms 1822-1880 - Terry Pine 
(242 records)
9th - Turners Puddle Marriages 1806-1847 - Terry Pine [BT]
(36 records)
9th - Turners Puddle Burials 1822-1880 - Terry Pine [BT] 
(73 records)
8th - Marshwood Burials 1842-1880 - Terry Pine [BT]
(183 records)
 

CENSUS
27th - East Chelborough - 1881 Census - Keith Searson
(111 records)
23rd - East Chelborough - 1901 Census - Keith Searson
(file has been online for some time but was not linked from any other page)
23rd - East Chelborough - 1861 Census - Keith Searson
(93 records)
22nd - West Chelborough - 1841 Census - Keith Searson (59 records)
22nd - West Chelborough - 1861 Census - Keith Searson
(73 records)
17th - Athelhampton - 1851 Census - Mike Russell
(84 records)
11th - Cheddington - 1891 Census - Keith Searson (111 records)
 

OTHER RECORDS
28th - Rampisham - Will of John Humber 1888 - Terry Pine
(1 record)
27th - Fleet - Vicars of Fleet 1552-Present - Keith Searson
- page linked from Parish page (34 records)
24th - Poole - Hill Street Unitarian Church Monumental Inscription index
(12 records)
24th - North Wootton - St Mary Magdalen Monumental Inscription index (56 records)
24th - North Poorton - St Peter Monumental Inscription index (34 records)
23rd - Fleet - Militia List 1758 - Keith Searson
(10 records)
23rd - Langton Herring - Militia List 1758 - Keith Searson
(19 records)
22nd - Weymouth & Melcombe Regis - Will of Joseph Summers Christopher - Mike Russell (1 record)
18th - Buckland Newton - Buckland Newton & Plush Photos - Jon Baker
17th - Athelhampton - Athelhampton Rectors - Mike Russell
(31 records)
17th - Athelhampton - Will of Levi Charles Christopher 1939 - Mike Russell
(1 record)
16th - Steeple - Ruth Christopher Bond 1725 - Mike Russell/Colin Wildman
(1 record)
16th - Mosterton - Old Church Burial Ground Monumental Inscription index
(10 records)
16th - Minterne Magna - St Andrews Monumental Inscription index
(210 records)
16th - Poole - Bastardy Bonds for Jenny Christophers 1779 & 1782 - Mike Russell
(2 records)
16th - Cerne Abbas - Newspaper reports of Fire and Hurricane 1828 - Claire Smith-Burns/Graham Clark
(2 records)
15th - Pulham - Pulham Strays on the OPC site - Derek R Smith
15th - All Dorset - Marriages of Dorset Strays in St Johns Newfoundland - Jill Marshall
(24 records)
14th - Hazelbury Bryan - John, Sarah & Mary Carter (1788-1878) - Brenda Todd (12 records)
7th - Litton Cheney - St Mary's Monumental Inscription index - thanks to Mike Russell for generating web page and those that follow
(347 records)
7th - Loders - St Mary Magdalen Monumental Inscription index
(83 records)
7th - Longburton - Methodist Monumental Inscription index
(23 records)
7th - Longburton - St James Monumental Inscription index
(194 records)
7th - Manston - St Nicholas Monumental Inscription index
(124 records)
7th - Marnhull - Civic Cemetery Monumental Inscription index
(32 records)

PARISH PAGE
28th - East Lulworth - now with its own parish page, West Lulworth information moved, see below
28th - West Lulworth - now hosted on external site by Martin White
24th - Iwerne Minster - new Parish Page added (removed from Miscellaneous)
18th - Bishop's Caundle - new OPC Parish page, records moved from Miscellaneous page - Jon Baker
17th - Athelhampton & Burleston - now combined OPC Parish page, Burleston and records moved from Miscellaneous page - Mike Russell
13th - Poole - new Parish Page added (removed from Miscellaneous), Carrie Meertens is new OPC

5th - Kinson - new Parish Page added (removed from Miscellaneous)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
30th - 1851 Census Dorchester St Peters Part 1 District 4 (1150 records)
24th - 1851 Census Dorchester Holy Trinity Districts 5 & 6 (110 records)
24th - The Dorset Poll Book - 1807 (72 records)
23rd - 1841 Census Dorchester Parish of St Peters - Part 2 (503 records)
22nd - Life of Captain Anthony EAMES (1595-1686) Churchwarden & Constable of Fordington
20th - 1841 Census Dorchester Parish of St Peters - Part 1 (543 records)
19th - 1841 Census Dorchester Parish of All Saints (697 records)
18th - Corporate Development of Dorchester (Ref in Charters to Streets, Institutions etc)
13th - The Will of Edith Jane Voss CHRISTOPHER - of Wrackleford Dorchester 1940 (1 record)
8th - Loyalty Oath to Charles II - Names of 300 people who signed on 31 Aug 1681 (300 records)
1st - Wills & Charters in Municipal Records of Dorchester 1499-1625 (162 records)


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