Dorset OPC Updates 2011


2007 , 2008 , 2009 , 2010

PR = Parish Registers. BT = Bishops Transcripts


Total number of individual records on site at end of December = 1,501,775

December 2011 [9334 records added this month]

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
28th - Melbury Sampford Baptisms 1813-1919 [PR] [Kim Parker] (58 records)
28th - Melbury Sampford Marriages 1606-1919 [PR] [Kim Parker] (131 records)
28th - Melbury Sampford Burials 1819-1970 [PR] [Kim Parker] (15 records)
24th - Talbot Village Baptisms 1870-1874 [PR] [Vanessa Marshall] (49 records)
14th - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1652-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (2234 records)
14th - Buckland Newton Marriages 1654-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (509 records)
14th - Buckland Newton Burials 1652-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1824 records)
6th - Frome Vauchurch Baptisms 1654-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (222 records)
6th - Frome Vauchurch Weddings 1667-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (62 records)
6th - Frome Vauchurch Burials 1642-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (224 records)
4th - Puncknowle Burials 1835-1942 [PR] [Judy Hodges] (694 new records)
3rd - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1830-1834 [Jan Hibberd] (110 records)

CENSUS
11th - East Orchard 1861 Census [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (228 records)
4th - Longburton 1911 Census Index [Luke Mouland] (72 records)
2nd - Burleston 1841 Census [Glenda Lightowler] (65 records)
1st - West Orchard 1861 Census [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (103 records)

OTHER RECORDS
24th - Talbot Village Roll of Honour added to new Talbot Parish Page [External Link]
11th - Rectors of Edmondsham Parish [Kim Parker] (37 records)
11th - Rectors of St Mary, Chettle [Kim Parker] (51 records)
11th - Rectors of St Lawrence, Farnham [Kim Parker] (55 records)
7th - Sturminster Marshall, Photograph of the wedding of George BILES and Edith Minnie HOBBS in 1922 [Terri Davies]
4th - Tudor Subsidy Rolls 1525, 1544 & 1594 [Louise Haywood] (493 new records, East Stoke already online)

PARISH PAGE
30th - Added new Parish Page for Evershot [Kim Parker]
30th - Added new Parish Page for Rampisham [Kim Parker]
29th - Added new Parish Page for Ryme Intrinseca [Kim Parker]
28th - Added new Parish Page for Melbury Sampford [Kim Parker]
27th - Added new Parish Page for Melbury Bubb [Kim Parker]
26th - Added new Parish Page for Chetnole [Kim Parker]
25th - Added new Parish Page for Stockwood [Kim Parker]
24th - Added new Parish Page for Talbot Village [Jon Baker]

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
27th - Will of Alice ROBERTS Widow of Dorchester - 1713
25th - Update to St Peters Dorchester Burials 1761-1812  (Checked against Parish Registers 1761 to 1799 and updated with additional info + 6 new burials - total now 650)
22nd - Update to St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1771-1812  (Checked against Parish Registers 1771 to 1799 and updated with additional info + 77 new baptisms - total now 695)
20th - Significant update to St Peters Dorchester Marriages 1730-1800  (Full transcription to inc bride & groom home parish 1730-1785 plus 44 new records - total now 544)
16th - St Peters Dorchester Burials 1701-1760  (Checked against Parish Registers and updated with additional info)
14th - St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1730-1770  (Checked against Parish Registers and updated with additional info + 4 new records added - new total 557)
13th - St Peters Dorchester Baptisms 1653-1729  (1,363 new records)
11th - St Peters Dorchester Marriages 1653-1729  (601 new records)
3rd - Update to Charles CHRISTOPHER  (1700-1791) Agricultural Labourer (Now has a link to a file about his Ancestry viz Humphrey CHRISTOPHER (1665-1724) and back to the 16th Century)



Total number of individual records on site at end of November = 1,492,441

November 2011 [12970 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
26th - Upwey Baptisms 1856-1906 [PR] Maureen Branson (810 records)
26th - Upwey Baptisms 1812-1856 [PR] Maureen Branson (806 records)
26th - Upwey Marriage Banns 1871-1921 [PR] Maureen Branson (300 records)
26th - Upwey Marriages 1654-1812 [PR] Maureen Branson (308 records)
26th - Upwey Marriages 1812-1837 [PR] Maureen Branson (81 records)
26th - Upwey Marriages 1837-1921 [PR] Maureen Branson (362 records)
25th - Upwey Burials 1654-1812 [PR] Maureen Branson (1180 records)
25th - Upwey Burials 1812-1878 [PR] Maureen Branson (800 records)
25th - Upwey Burials 1878-1948 [PR] Maureen Branson (800 records)
24th - Upwey Baptisms 1655-1812 [PR] Maureen Branson (1538 records)
20th - Godmanstone Marriages 1813-1920 [PR] Kim Parker (111 records)
20th - Sherborne Baptisms 1850-1859 [PR] [Sheila Carr] (1064 records)
20th - West Orchard Marriages 1754-1839 [PR] [Sue Thornton-Grimes] Correction to existing record
13th - Winterborne Stickland Baptisms 1813-1883 [PR] [Kim Parker] (803 records)
13th - Winterborne Whitechurch Burials 1813-1897 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(812 records)
13th - Monkton Wyld Marriages 1851-1921 [PR] [Kim Parker] (112 records)
13th - Mosterton Baptisms 1813-1883 [PR] [Kim Parker] (804 records)
12th - West Orchard Baptisms 1754-1763 [PR] [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (17 records)
12th - West Orchard Marriages 1754-1839 [PR] [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (81 records)
6th - Witchampton Marriages 1910-1920 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (28 records)
6th - Witchampton Baptisms 1849-1860 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (112 records)

CENSUS
27th - West Orchard 1851 Census [Sue Thornton-Grimes]
(269 records)
14th - Evershot 1841 Census [Jon Baker]
Updates and corrections. Thanks to Barbara Koleszar (2 new records)

OTHER RECORDS
27th - James CRACKER and UFO over Fleet (1733) Keith Searson

PARISH PAGE
12th - East & West Orchard Parish page updated, Sue Thornton-Grimes is the new OPC
2nd - Cattistock, please note Sharon Churchill's new email address
2nd - Piddletrenthide, please note Sharon Churchill's new email address
2nd - Sydling St Nicholas, please note Sharon Churchill's new email address

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
30th - Will of Maximilian GOLLOP Woollen Draper of Dorchester - 1719
25th - Will of George ADAMS Owner of the Swan Inn Mill Street Fordington , 1845
23rd - Significant update to St Peters Burials 1611-1700  (Now checked against Parish Registers and additional information added to 938 records)
20th - Will of Frances PROWSE Widow of Fordington - 1733
20th - Will of John PROWSE Yeoman of Fordington - 1720
18th - Will of Alice LODER Widow of Dorchester - 1664
17th - Update to Fordington Burials 1756-1763  (Now checked against Parish Registers and additional information added to 216 records)
17th - Update to Fordington Baptisms 1756-1763  (Now checked against Parish Registers and additional information added to 164 records)
16th - Inventory of Goods Henry BUSHROD  of Dorchester 1688
16th - Letter of Administration Henry DOLLING  Master of the Freeschool 1664-1689
14th - Update to Fordington Burials 1734-1755  (NBI transcription now checked against Parish Registers and additional information added to 409 records)
14th - Update to Fordington Baptisms 1734-1755  (Full transcription from Parish Registers -58 new baptisms added new total 424)
13th - Update to Charles CHRISTOPHER  (1700-1791) Agricultural Labourer
11th - Administration of Samuel SAMWAYS Gentleman of Dorchester - 1748
11th - Will of Thomas EAMES Maltster of Dorchester - 1742
10th - Will of Jonathan EAMES Butcher of Dorchester - 1748
10th - Update to Fordington Burials 1710-1733 (Full transcription now available from Parish Registers - 69 new burials added to original NBI listing - new total 528 records)
10th - Update to Fordington Baptisms 1706-1733 (399 new baptisms for missing years 1710-1733 now added - new total 444 records)
1st - Update to Fordington Burials 1706-1709 (BT and NBI transcription now checked against Parish Registers and additional information added)
1st - Update to Fordington Burials 1691-1705 (Full transcription for the year 1705 completed from Parish Register - previously only names from NBI)
1st - Update to Fordington Baptisms 1691-1705 (13 baptisms for 1705 added from parish registers total now 376)
1st - Holy Trinity Dorchester Marriage Banns 1853-1880 (352 Records)




Total number of individual records on site at end of October = 1,479,471

October 2011 [6798 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
October - Tyneham Burials 1842-1941 [Martin White] (288 records)
October - East Lulworth Marriages 1858-1920 [Martin White] (71 records)
22nd - Toller Porcorum Marriages 1813-1880 [PR] [Kim Parker] (215 records)
22nd - Toller Porcorum Baptisms 1813-1880 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1181 records)
22nd - Toller Porcorum Burials 1813-1910 [PR] [Kim Parker] (785 records)
8th - Winterborne Stickland Burials 1813-1940 [PR] [Kim Parker] (813 records)

CENSUS
30th - Bournemouth West 1911 Census District 3 [Doug Phillips] (1147 records)
16th - Farnham 1851 census [Kim Parker] (346 records)
15th - Chettle 1841 census [Kim Parker] (122 records)
8th - Affpuddle 1841 census [Kim Parker] (507 records)
8th - Affpuddle 1851 census [Kim Parker] (488 records)
8th - Winterborne Stickland 1851 census [Kim Parker] (407 records)

OTHER RECORDS
23rd - Poole Skinner Street Congregational Church Burials 1802-1837 [Link to external site added to Poole Parish page]

PARISH PAGE
16th - New Farnham Parish Page added [Kim Parker]. Existing data has been moved from the Miscellany page
16th - New Edmondsham Parish Page added [Kim Parker]. Existing data has been moved from the Miscellany page
15th - New Chettle Parish Page added [Kim Parker]. Existing data has been moved from the Miscellany page
8th - Updated Horton Parish Page to clarify details about Woodlands Church and added picture of Woodlands Methodist Chapel [Ken Short]

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
26th - Significant update to Holy Trinity Dorchester Marriages 1813-1880 (427 Records added total now 633)


Total number of individual records on site at end of September = 1,472,673

September 2011 [8322 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
24th - Hawkchurch Baptisms 1663-1851 [PR] [Michaela Poynton-Smith] (3170 records)
16th - Leigh Baptisms 1834-1846 [PR] [Lynne Perry] (145 records) (these records were missing from the previous file)
15th - Mappowder Baptisms 1653-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (795 records)
15th - Mappowder Burials 1653-1708 [PR] [Kim Parker] (221 records)
14th - Sandford Orcas Baptisms 1813-1826 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (142 records)
13th - Witchampton Baptisms 1813-1891 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (292 records)
13th - Witchampton Burials 1880-1888 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (64 records)
12th - Burton Bradstock Marriages 1614-1754 [PR] [Judy Hodges] (325 records)
12th - Burton Bradstock Marriages 1755-1837 [PR] [Judy Hodges] (370 records)

OTHER RECORDS
22nd - Stanton St Gabriel Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (99 records)
14th - West Parley, Will of John Christophers the Elder 1739 [Michael Russell] (1 record)
13th - Wimborne Cemetery Burial Register 1889-1915 [Paul Dear] (2179 records)

PARISH PAGE
22nd - Added Parish Page for Stanton St Gabriel - moved existing records from Miscellaneous Page and added 2 new photographs
16th - Lesley Keatley is the new OPC for Abbotsbury - mail address on the Abbotsbury page (also available from Contacts Page database)
16th - Lesley Keatley is also the new OPC for Symondsbury - mail address on the Symondsbury page (also available from Contacts Page database)
4th - Winterborne Kingston, please note Jill Morley's new email address

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
5th - Dorchester All Saints Marriage Banns 1825-1880 (288 Records)
5th - Dorchester All Saints, significant update to Marriages 1800-1880 (Full transcription now completed - 231 new marriages added - total now 447)
1st - Significant update to Life of Ann WINZOR nee KEATS (1794 - 1873) Heroine of the Battle of Waterloo


Total number of individual records on site at end of August = 1,464,351

August 2011 [8891 records added this month]

GENERAL
14th - The Dorset Windmills site is now associated with the Dorset OPC [Richard Crumbleholme]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
29th - Witchampton Burials 1849-1860 and 1888-1900 [Ros Taylor] (188 records)
21st - Burton Bradstock Burials 1676-1686 & 1746-1982 [Judy Hodges] (3078 records)
14th - Witchampton Burials 1869-1880 [Ros Taylor] (110 records)
6th - Bournemouth St Peter Burials 1846-1969 [Michael Steed] (1552 records)

CENSUS
27th - Bournemouth West 1911 Census District 1 [Doug Phillips] (1231 records)
27th - Bournemouth West 1911 Census District 2 [Doug Phillips] (1331 records)

OTHER RECORDS
6th - Cerne Abbas Rentals of the Estates of George Pitt, Esq. 1772 [Claire Smith-Burns] (96 records)

PARISH PAGE
19th - Broadwindsor, please note Stephen Spurle has new email address
18th - Winterborne Kingston, please note Jill Morley has new email address
18th - New Burton Bradstock page added, Judy Hodges is the OPC. Existing data has been moved from the Miscellany page
14th - New Winterbourne Steepleton site hosted externally by Richard Crumbleholme

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
18th - St Peters Dorchester Burials 1838-1882 (Full transcription now completed - 307 new burial records)
16th - Update to St Peters Dorchester Burials 1813-1837 (Full transcription now completed - 19 new burials + 12 surnames corrected now totals 365 burials)
11th - Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1838-1874 (Full transcription now completed)
6th - Update to Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1813-1837 (Full transcription now completed)
4th - Town Clerks of Dorchester from 1629 (29 Records)
2nd - All Saints Dorchester Burials 1838-1880 (Full transcription now completed, 435 new records)


July 2011 [6881 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
24th - Compton Abbas Baptisms 1838-1870 [PR] [Sue Stead]
(462 records)
17th - Bourton Baptisms 1882-1895 [PR] [Jan Kennedy] (188 records) - additional data including abode, occupation and minister added by Jon Baker
14th - Bourton Baptisms 1813-1821 [PR] [Jan Kennedy]
(183 records) - additional data including abode, occupation and minister added by Jon Baker
9th - Tolpuddle Christenings 1813-1882 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(646 new records) - replaced previous extracts from PR & BTs with complete transcript of PRs
9th
- Tolpuddle Burials 1813-1920 [PR] [Kim Parker] (570 new records) - replaced previous extracts from PR & BTs with complete transcript of PRs
8th - Melcombe Horsey Christenings 1690-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(reformatted. extended to include more information and corrections)
8th - Melcombe Horsey Christenings 1813-1910 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(2 new entries 1813-1846, 344 new entries 1847-1910)
8th
- Melcombe Horsey Marriages 1696/7-1860 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(Corrections and 28 new entries)
8th - Melcombe Horsey Burials 1731-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (10 new entries)
8th - Melcombe Horsey Burials 1813-1910 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(89 new entries 1885-1910)
3rd - Toller Porcorum Baptisms 1758-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(575 records)
3rd - Toller Porcorum Baptisms 1732-1757 [PR] [Kim Parker] (171 records)
3rd - Toller Porcorum Burials 1732-1758 [BT] [Kim Parker] (164 records)
2nd
- West Lulworth Baptims 1745-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (654 records) - on Martin White's external pages

CENSUS
15th - Sutton Waldron 1901 Census [Patrick Tuffin] (174 records)

OTHER RECORDS
16th - Sturminster Marshall Photographs Everett Family [Carol Merrell] (2 photographs)
10th - Winfrith Newburgh Churchyard Headstone Photographs [Jan Hibberd] (30 photographs)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
28th - Update to All Saints Dorchester Burials 1814-1837 (Full transcription now completed)
25th - Update to Fordington St George Burials 1866-1880 (290 Missing Records for 1868; 1871; 1873; 1876; and 1880 now added making new total of 962 Burials)
24th - Update to Cholera Outbreak 1854 (Now has link to Burials of Cholera Victims)
23rd - Update to Fordington St George Burials 1851-1865 (456 Missing Records for 1852; 1854; 1856; 1858; 1862; 1864 and 1865 now added making new total of 1096 Burials)
20th - Update to Fordington St George Burials 1837-1850 (139 Records previously with just name, date and age, (years 1840 and 1841) now updated with full details from original parish registers + 56 new burials for 1850)
19th - Update to Fordington St George Burials 1813-1836 (142 Records previously with just name, date and age, (years 1815; 1823; 1827 & 1828) now updated with full details from original parish registers + 4 new burials omitted from the NBI for 1828)
18th - Update to Fordington Christchurch Baptisms 1847-1880 (340 Missing records for 1850, 1852, 1854, 1856, 1858, 1862, 1864, 1865, 1868, 1871, 1876, and 1880 added to file making a total of 879)
16th - Update to Fordington St George Baptisms 1866-1880 (331 Missing records for 1868; 1871; 1873; 1876; & 1880 now added to the file making a total of 1015)
15th - Update to Fordington St George Baptisms 1851-1865 (474 Missrds for 1852; 1854; 1856; 1858; 1862; 1864 & 1865 now added to the file making a total of 1019)
12th - Update to Fordington St George Baptisms 1837-1850 (204 Missing records for 1840; 1841 & 1850 now added to the file making a total of 1032)
10th - Update to Fordington St George Baptisms 1824-1836 (131 Missing records for 1827 & 1828 now added to the file making a total of 905)
10th - Update to Fordington St George Baptisms 1813-1823 (63 Missing records for 1823 now added to the file making a total of 590)
10th - New - Fordington St George Marriages 1860-1880 (362 Records)
7th - Update to the Life of Reverend Henry Moule [1801 – 1880] Additional information provided about his wife and adopted son
5th - Update to Fordington St George Marriage Banns 1852-1880 File extended from 1869 to 1880 - 226 new records added (now has a total of 581 Records)



June 2011 [2948 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
25th - Yetminster Baptisms 1760-1769 [Zoe Martin]
(256 records)
25th - Yetminster Marriages 1760-1769 [Zoe Martin] (51 records)
19th - Buckland Newton Baptisms 1876 [Jon Baker]
(26 records)
14th - Correction and addition to Stoke Abbott Baptisms 1813-1837 [Jon Baker]
(2 new records)
13th - Corrections & additions to Buckland Newton Baptisms 1864-1865 [PR] [Jon Baker]
(38 new records)

CENSUS
18th - Winterborne Stickland 1841 Census Updates/corrections by Kim Parker (1 new record)
14th - Stinsford 1881 Census [Kay Kearsey] (340 records)

OTHER RECORDS
25th - Will of George Christopher, West Parley, 1694 - Updated [Mike Russell]
12th - Woolland Roll of Honour [Kim Parker]
(24 records)
12th - Memorials inside Woolland Church [Kim Parker]
(4 records)
12th - Index of Wills of Woolland Residents [Kim Parker]
(51 records)
12th - Ibberton Roll of Honour [Kim Parker]
(50 records)
12th - Index of Wills of Ibberton Residents [Kim Parker]
(45 records)
8th - Spetisbury Roll of Honour [Kim Parker]
(23 records)
8th - Spetisbury Church Bellringer's Ditty 1818 [Kim Parker]
8th - Transfer of Fifehead St Quinton from Belchalwell to Fifehead Neville Parish in 1920 [Kim Parker]
5th - Belchalwell Roll of Honour [Kim Parker]
(50 records)
5th - Index of Wills for Belchalwell Residents [Kim Parker]
(23 records)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
21st - Fordington St George Marriage Banns 1852-1869 (355 Records)
19th - Fordington St George Marriages 1837-1859 (405 Records)
5th - Fordington St George Marriage Banns 1823-1835 (177 Records)
5th - Update to Fordington St Georges church Marriages 1813-1836 : 22 marriages added from PR's for years 1827 and 1828 missing in Bishops Transcripts (Now has 272 records)
3rd - Update to All Saints church Dorchester Marriages 1800-1836 : From the year 1813, home parish, whether by banns or licence and witnesses now added
2nd - Update to Holy Trinity church Dorchester Marriages 1813-1837 : home parish, whether by banns or licence and witnesses now added
1st - Fordington 1871 Census Enumeration District 8 (only)
(1003 Records)
 



May 2011 [16700 records added this month]

GENERAL
10th - Added Privacy Policy to Contacts Page also linked from Parish pages
1st - East Lulworth - Martin White is the new OPC and information is now hosted on Martin's external site
1st - Added a basic email address lookup facility on the Contacts Page

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
30th - West Stafford Marriage Banns 1838-1912 [Kay Kearsey] (152 records)
30th - West Stafford Burials 1797-1811 [Kay Kearsey] (34 records)
30th - West Stafford Baptisms 1859-1910 [Kay Kearsey] (210 records)
25th - Marnhull Burials 1707-1714 and 1716-1721 [Bob Hills] (226 new records)
8th - Milton Abbas Baptisms 1731-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1251 records)
8th - Milton Abbas Burials 1731-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (848 records)

CENSUS
31st - Tarrant Gunville 1891 Census [Mervyn Wright] (374 records)
30th - Tarrant Crawford 1891 Census [John Ridout] (41 records)
30th - Langton Long Blandford 1891 Census [John Ridout] (260 records)
30th - Blandford Forum 1891 Census District 3 [John Ridout] (1002 records)
30th - Blandford Forum 1891 Census District 4 [John Ridout] (818 records)
30th - Blandford Forum 1891 Census District 5 [John Ridout] (1072 records)
30th - Blandford Forum 1891 Census District 6 [John Ridout] (1143 records)
30th - Bryanston 1891 Census [John Ridout] (243 records)
30th - Blandford St Mary 1891 Census [John Ridout] (362 records)
30th - Durweston 1891 Census [John Ridout] (472 records)
30th - Iwerne Steepleton 1891 Census [John Ridout] (61 records)
30th - Iwerne Courtney 1891 Census [John Ridout] (569 records)
30th - Tarrant Hinton 1891 Census [John Ridout] (215 records)
30th - Tarrant Launceston 1891 Census [John Ridout] (63 records)
30th - Tarrant Monkton 1891 Census [John Ridout] (219 records)
29th - Corfe Castle 1851 Census [Louise Haywood] (1975 records)
28th - Langton Long Blandford 1841 Census [Jon Baker] (50 missing records added)
21st - Corfe Castle 1821 Census [Louise Haywood] (533 records)
21st - Corfe Castle 1831 Census [Louise Haywood] (1146 records)
21st - Corfe Castle 1841 Census [Louise Haywood] (1949 records)
19th - Dewlish 1851 Census [John Ridout] (445 records)
15th - Nether Cerne 1861 Census [Neil Stanton] (95 records)
14th - Witchampton 1851 Census [Johanna Miller] (464 records)

OTHER RECORDS
29th - Added Picture of Stoke Abbott Rectory to Parish Page [Eddie Hann]
29th - Corfe Castle Slater's Directory Extract [Louise Haywood] (54 records)
29th - Will of William Longman 1692 Marnhull [Bob Hills]
28th - Langton Long Blandford Memorial Stone Photographs [Jan Hibberd] (15 records)
25th - Will of Abraham Baker of Wareham [Mike Russell] (1 record)

PARISH PAGE
28th - Added Parish Page for Langton Long Blandford - moved existing records from Miscellaneous Page
20th - Louise Haywood is the new OPC for Corfe Castle - mail address on the Corfe page (also available from Contacts Page database)
11th - Dewlish - new mail address for Rachel Kent (address also available on Contacts Page)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
29th - The DEWFOL [Dufall]; BAKER & SPICER Families China & Glasswear dealers of Dorchester
28th - Fordington 1871 Census Enumeration District 7 (only) (476 Records)
26th - Fordington 1871 Census Enumeration District 6 (only) (677 Records)


Total number of individual records on site at end of April = 1,428,931

April 2011 [4818 records added this month]

GENERAL
27th - Tyneham & Worbarrow - Martin White is the new OPC and information is now hosted on Martin's external site

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
29th - Glanvilles Wootton Marriages 1602-1731 [PR] [Jon Baker]
(210 records)
25th - Almer Registers 1538-1812 [Fry & Hitchens 1907]
thanks to Mike Russell for the link, also added to Almer Parish Page
25th - Ashmore Parish Register Index (1651-1820) [E W Watson]
thanks to Mike Russell for the link, also added to Ashmore Parish Page
25th - Stourpaine Parish Registers (1631-1799) [Edward Alexander FRY]
thanks to Kim Parker for the link, also added to Stourpaine Parish Page
23rd - Little Bredy Marriages 1717-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(101 records)
17th - Hazelbury Bryan Marriages 1853-1857 [PR] [Jan Hibberd]
(23 records)
10th - Hazelbury Bryan Marriages 1837-1853 [PR] [Jan Hibberd]
(73 records)
10th - Buckland Newton Burials 1765-1774 [BT] [Jon Baker] (105 records)
9th - Turners Puddle Burials 1812-1821 - previously incorrectly labelled as Tolpuddle burials, removed from Tolpuddle page
5th - Stalbridge Marriages 1738-1840 [BT] Blackmore Vale Site
5th - Stalbridge Marriages 1841-1847 [BT] Blackmore Vale Site
3rd - Moor Crichel Marriages 1731-1839 [BT] [Jon Baker] (8 new records as well as a lot of extra information such as witnesses for existing records)

CENSUS
29th - Glanvilles Wootton - all census pages updated and reformmated, 2 missing records added for 1901 [Jon Baker]
27th - Hooke 1861 Census [John Ridout] (247 records)
23rd - Little Bredy 1841 Census [Kim Parker] (196 records)
22nd - Thorncombe 1861 Census [Kim Parker] (1275 records)
21st - East Stoke 1871 Census [Kim Parker] (599 records)
9th - East Stoke 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (402 records)
9th - Tolpuddle 1841 Census [Kim Parker] (368 records)

OTHER RECORDS
27th - PCC Wills Index for Buckland Newton & Plush Residents [Jon Baker] (58 records)
27th - Royal Navy Continuous Service Engagement Record Index for Buckland Newton men [Jon Baker] (12 records)
26th - Buckland Newton Overseers of the Poor Records (Various Indexes) [Jon Baker] (136 records)
25th - Dorset Pensioned Royalist Soldiers 1662-4 [Kim Parker] (735 records)
25th - Dorset Pensioned Royalist Soldiers Survivors 1672 [Kim Parker] (86 records)
23rd - Little Bredy Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (9 records)
17th - Sturminster Marshall Bastardy Papers - (Terri Davies/Jon Baker) added information to existing records (1 new record)
14th - Stinsford Militia Ballot List 1758 (Kay Kearsey) (24 records)
14th - West Stafford & West Knighton Militia Ballot List 1758 (Kay Kearsey) (25 records)
5th - Stalbridge Robsons Directory 1835 Blackmore Vale Site
5th - Gillingham Robsons Directory 1835 Blackmore Vale Site
5th - Rev Charles Herbert Mayo of Longburton Dorset Heritage Site

PARISH PAGE
30th - Owermoigne - Parish Page updated, Kim Parker has taken on the role of OPC
27th - Gussage St Andrew - new Parish Page with photographs [Kim Parker]
25th - Wareham - Jenny Way is the new OPC (contact mail link on Parish Page)
23rd - Little Bredy - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page
10th - Beaminster Marriages 1882-1889 corrected to 1882-1899. Also corrected transcription of marriage 10 Apr 1893 (Harris to Hains)
4th - Blandford Forum Corrected and added information about the size and population of the Parish [thanks to Will Kimber]

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
29th - The ARDEN Family 16 Times Mayors of Dorchester
29th - Will of Daniel ARDEN Goldsmith & Mayor
17th - History of Dorchester Gallows by Rev. SEV Filleul published 1911
14th - Update to Dorchester Wills Index (1801-1938) & (99 new Wills added - now totals 445)
13th - Fordington: Maumbury Rings The Roman Amphitheatre
6th - Update to Fordington Wills Index (1401-1918) & (24 new Wills added - now totals 498)
4th - Biography of Thomas GRIGG (1857-1932) & Photographic Artist of Dorchester


Total number of individual records on site at end of March = 1,424,113

March 2011 [7678 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
16th - Toller Porcorum Marriages 1615-1812 [Phillimores] [Kim Parker]
(314 records)
14th - Cerne Abbas Baptisms 1700-1749 [PR] [Claire Smith-Burns]
(1162 records)
13th - Cerne Abbas Baptisms 1653-1699 [PR] [Claire Smith-Burns]
(757 records)
11th - Milton Abbas Baptisms 1813-1880 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(1531 records)
11th - Milton Abbas Burials 1813-1880 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(811 records)
10th - Milton Abbas Baptisms 1651-1730 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(1183 records)
10th - Milton Abbas Burials 1651-1730 [PR] [Kim Parker]
(863 records)

CENSUS
31st - Sandford Orcas 1901 Census [Keith Searson] (202 records)
27
th - Steeple 1881 Census [Kim Parker] (297 records)
27th - Steeple 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (225 records)
27th - Mosterton 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (207 records)
27th - Steeple 1861 Census  - correction to Household Schedule #4 surname

OTHER RECORDS
24th - Mosterton Wills Index [Kim Parker] (Replaced duplicate table with 2 new tables, 43 new records)
6th - Will of William Melmoth, Shillingstone d1879 [Dawn Good]
6th - Will of Henry Melmoth, Milborne St Andrew d1663 [Dawn Good]
6th - Will of Richard Davidge, Lyme Regis d1605 [Mike Russell]
6th - Will of William Parsons, Pulham d1760 [Bob Hills]

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
31st - Link added to the Dorchester District in the Dorset Poll Book for 1857
31st - Research document into John LONG [LONGE] Familes of Dorchester
27th - Link added to Visitation of Wiltshire 1623 not alphabetic index at back (click sides of book as well as page to advance)
26th - Update to Dorchester People in Historical documents (1559-1699) (42 new records added from Quarter sessions 1625- 1638 - now totals 518)
22nd - Link added to the Visitation of Hampshire for 1634- click sides of book as well as page to advance)
22nd - Update to notes for the Will of William HORSFORDE, Alderman & Capital Burgess of Dorchester 1621
22nd - Link added to Good Old Dorchester (Massachusetts) A narrative history of the town (1630-1893) Pub 1908 (Entire book wait for it to load)
21st - Audit of all 4 Indexes to Wills completed; copies held at DHC located and cross referenced & 31 new wills identified (Now 710 Wills for Dorchester & 471 for Fordington)
19th - Royal Visit to Dorchester by the Prince of Wales 1887
19th - Biography of John POUNCY (1818-1894) & Walter POUNCY (1844-1918) Pioneers in Photography
18th - Postcards of Dorchester Romantic Cards (1910-1915) (5 cards)
17th - Update to - Dorchester Trade Tokens (1656-1668) (10 records added)
16th - Update to Postcards of Dorchester - The High Street (2 cards added now 21 records)
3rd - Postcards of Dorchester - South Street & Cornhill (10 postcards & 7 pictures)
2nd - Will of Edward DASHWOOD, Mayor, Merchant & Benefactor, 1666/7


Total number of individual records on site at end of February = 1,416,435

Febuary 2011 [6277 records added this month]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
27th - Marnhull Burials 1697-1706 [PR] Bob Hills (163 records)
20th - Ibberton Baptisms 1731-1761 [BT] 1761-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (534 records)
20th - Ibberton Marriages 1731-1775 [BT] 1801-1850 [PR] [Kim Parker] (139 records)
20th - Ibberton Burials 1731-1797 [BT] 1800-1850 [PR] [Kim Parker] (329 records)
19th - Stinsford Baptisms 1631-1699 [Rev Bartelot transcription] [Kay Kearsey] (153 records)
19th - Stinsford Marriages 1579-1699 [Rev Bartelot transcription] [Kay Kearsey] (210 records)
19th - Stinsford Burials 1577-1696 [Rev Bartelot transcription] [Kay Kearsey] (296 records)
19th - Blandford St Mary Baptisms 1581-1770 [PR] [Kim Parker] (579 records)
19th - Blandford St Mary Burials 1813-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (213 records)
19th - Blandford St Mary Baptisms 1813-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (213 records)
19th - West Stafford Baptisms 1838-1858 [PR] [Kay Kearsey] (136 new records)
14th - Tolpuddle Baptisms 1719-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (883 records)
14th - Tolpuddle Marriages 1719-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (303 records)
14th - Tolpuddle Burials 1719-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (634 records)
13th - Pulham Marriages - 2 corrections 1760 changed to 1759, highlighted in red [Derek Smith]
6th - Mapperton Parish Register Banns 1824-1930 [Sally Beadle] (90 records)

CENSUS
13th - External Link to Marnhull 1901 Census [Bob Hills]

OTHER RECORDS
27th - Marnhull Will 1692 William How [Bob Hills]
27th - Marnhull Will 1700 Thomas Hatcher [Bob Hills]
27th - Marnhull Will 1714 George Hatcher [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1721 Morgan How [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1723 Jane Heyward [Bob Hills]
27th - Marnhull Will 1734 Mary How [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1780 Richard Bastable [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1782 Robert Langman [Bob Hills]
27th - Marnhull Will 1783 William How [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1787 Thomas Salmon [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1790 Grace Longman [Bob Hills]
27th
- Marnhull Will 1791 Robert Bastable [Bob Hills]
20th - Clergy of Parish of Gussage St Michael [Kim Parker] (52 records)
20th - Rectors of Parish of Witchampton [Kim Parker] (46 records)
13th - Marnhull Obituary of John Warren [Bob Hills]
13th - Will of Robert Sydlyn 1596, Marnhull [Bob Hills]
13th - Will of Ambrose How 1672, Marnhull [Bob Hills]
13th - Will of Hester How 1783, Marnhull [Bob Hills]
13th - Index of Wills for Marnhull [Bob Hills] (49 new records)
13th - Index of Wills for Spetisbury Residents [Kim Parker] (118 records)
6th - Frome St Quintin Roll of Honour and other Memorials [Kim Parker] (10 records)
5th - Frome St Quintin Wills index [Kim Parker] (32 records)
5th - Chilfrome Wills index [Kim Parker] (28 records)
5th - Chilfrome Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (8 records)
5th - Chilfrome Tudor Subsidy Roll (1545) [Kim Parker] (13 records)

PARISH PAGE
20th - Gussage All Saints - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page
20th - Gussage St Michael - Kim Parker - created a standard parish page
20th - Witchampton - Kim Parker - moved existing records from Miscellany page, 9 new photographs added
5th - Winterbourne Steepleton - Richard Crumbleholme is the new OPC (contact mail link on Parish Page)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
25th - Postcards of Dorchester - The Walks (19 postcards & 22 pictures)
6th - Will of Dorothy FREEKE, Widow, 1670
4th - Will of Robert TAPP, Yeoman, 1670
4th - Will of William BISHOP, Yeoman, 1668
3rd - Postcards of Dorchester (15 records)
1st - Extract from Kelly's Directory 1895 for Dorchester & Fordington (962 records, 804 of which are people with their occupations and the rest information on institutions)
 


Total number of individual records on site at end of January = 1,410,158

January 2011 [27079 records added this month]

GENERAL
29th - Added Link to Dorset Heritage, Luke Mouland's new Dorset Blog
1st - Completed update (about 6 hours work) of all Parish Pages that have OPCs to include improved script for email obfuscation
 

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOPS TRANSCRIPTS
29th - Lyme Regis Marriages 1653-1753 [Philimores] [Kim Parker] (894 records)
29th - Marnhull Burials 1838-1880 updated, missing years in BTs added from PRs [Bob Hills] (197 new records)
22nd - Stoke Wake Christenings 1565-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (971 records)
22nd - Stoke Wake Burials 1551-1799 [PR] [Kim Parker] (491 records)
9th - Added link to Notes about the Chickerell Parish Registers
3rd - Broadwinsor Marriages 1753-1761 [BT] [Kim Parker] (38 records)
3rd - Cheselbourne Marriages 1664-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (239 records)
3rd - Milborne St Andrew Marriages 1570-1840 [PR] [Kim Parker] (415 records)
2nd - Hilton Baptisms 1603-1700 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1046 records)
2nd - Hilton Baptisms 1701-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1092 records)
2nd - Hilton Burials 1603-1700 [PR] [Kim Parker] (838 records)
2nd - Hilton Burials 1701-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (749 records)
2nd - Bloxworth Marriages 1581-1837 [PR] [Kim Parker] (441 records)
 

CENSUS
29th - Partial transcription of Puddletown 1881 Census for Troytown area [Glenda Lightowler]
(41 records)
23rd - Seaborough 1841 Census [Kim Parker]
(84 records)
17th - Blandford Forum 1841 Census
District 1, District 2District 3, Union Workhouse [John Ridout] (3350 records)
16th - Bridport 1841 Census District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5 [John Ridout]
(4788 records)
16th - Lydlinch 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(419 records)
16th - Longburton 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(386 records)
15th - Clifton Maybank 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(70 records)
15th - Bishops Caundle 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(365 records)
15th - Netherbury 1841 Census - 5 Districts [John Ridout]
(2166 records)
15th - Powerstock 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(1091 records)
15th - Loders 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(934 records)
13th - Stockland 1841 Census (Districts 4-7 & Ford Lunatic Asylum) [John Ridout]
(1336 records)
13th - Shipton Gorge 1841 Census Now includes complete transcript for parish [John Ridout]
(168 new records)
11th - Burton Bradstock 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(1224 records)
9th - Allington 1841 Census [John Ridout]
(1545 records)
9th - Chedington 1841 Census [John Ridout] (194 records)
3rd - Milborne St Andrew 1841 Census [Kim Parker]
(287 records)

OTHER RECORDS
30th - Monkton Wyld Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (59 records)
30th - Sutton Waldron Index of Wills [Kim Parker] (39 records)
30th - Sutton Waldron Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (4 records)
30th - Woolland Parish Rectors [Kim Parker] (53 records)
30th - Ibberton Parish Rectors [Kim Parker] (46 records)
30th - Spetisbury Parish Rectors [Kim Parker] (46 records)
30th - Clergy of Bournemouth St Peter & St Swithun [Kim Parker] (16 records)
30th - Monkton Wyld Rectors [Kim Parker] (17 records)
30th - Frome St Quintin Rectors [Kim Parker] (64 records)
30th - Chilfrome Rectors [Kim Parker] (43 records)
30th - Sutton Waldron Rectors [Kim Parker] (55 records)
29th - Will of Christopher Davidge (d 1628) of Hazelbury Bryan [Mike Russell]
23rd - Index of Wills of Seaborough Residents [Kim Parker] (17 records)
23rd - Tincleton Photographs - updated pictures on parish page and added new photogrpahs page [Kim Parker]
23rd - Hilton Will of Thomas Kaynes, Gentleman 1731 [Kim Parker]
23rd - Hilton Will of Thomas Kaynes, Gemtleman 1764 [Kim Parker]
23rd - Hilton Will of John House, Blacksmith 1771 [Kim Parker]
22nd - Hilton Protestion Returns 1641-2 [Kim Parker] (124 records)
22nd - Index of Wills of Hilton Residents [Kim Parker] (80 records)
22nd - Todber Old Photographs [Rosy Treasure]
18th - Buckhorn Weston Will of Thomas Davidge [Mike Russell]
18th - Buckhorn Weston Will of Thomas Davidge [Mike Russell]
18th - Buckhorn Weston Will of George Davidge [Mike Russell]
18th - Buckhorn Weston Will of Henry Davidge [Mike Russell]
9th - Cerne Abbas Photographs - added 17 new pictures [Sally Beadle]
8th - Nether Cerne Photographs - added 18 new pictures of the Church, Manor & Cottages [Sally Beadle]
8th - Mythe Cottages at Mapperton - added 3 new pictures [Sally Beadle]
8th - Lillington Church Memorials including photographs [Luke Mouland]
(9 records)
8th - Bridport - Will of Richard DAVIDGE the elder [d.1599] [Mike Russell]
8th - Rectors of Tyneham - updated with biographical information of many of the persons listed [Mike Russell]
 

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES (External - Mike Russell)
31st - Extensive update to Glossary of 17th Century terms to include pictures of items found in wills and inventories
31st - Letter of Administration with Inventory for Jonathan EAMES, to relict Mary: 1702
28th - Strays, A list of Dorchester people found in other Parish Registers (1597-1837) (529 Records)
24th - Letter of Administration with Inventory for Thomas FORD, to relict Ruth: 1662
24th - Letter of Administration with Inventory for Thomas FORD, to relict Alice: 1668
20th - Letter of Administration with Inventory for John WINDSOR, Yeoman, to relict Ursula: 1664
18th - Link added to Visitation to London 1568 (click sides of book as well as page to advance)
17th - Signaticant Update to Dorchester WWII War Memorial County Hall
13th - Dorchester Trade Tokens 1669
5th - Link added to Memorials to old Dorset edited by Thomas Perkins & Herbert Pentin Published 1907
5th - Link updated to Visitation of Dorset for 1623 Index to : Pedigrees (click sides of book as well as page to advance)
5th - Link added to Visitation to Somerset in 1531 & 1575 (Alphabetic but in two parts, 2nd part starts page 95 - click sides of book as well as page to advance)
5th - Link added to Visitation to London 1633-1635 (click sides of book as well as page to advance)
5th - Link added to Municipal Records of Dorchester
3rd - Will of John GREEN, Merchant of Dorchester 1613
2nd - Update to notes on the Will of Christian LAWRENCE, Widow of Fordington 1663
2nd - Will of Ursula WINSER, Widow of Fordington 1670
 


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