Dorset OPC Updates 2014

Last Updated 4 January 2014

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Links to older updates: 2007 , 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013

Total number of individual records on site at end of December 2014 = 1,675,275

December 2014 (5228 records added this month)

GENERAL
17th - Added My Dorset Blog to the Links page [External]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
29th - Little Bredy Marriages 1841-1920 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (99 records added)
21st - Fifehead Neville Marriages 1573-1841 [PR] [Kim Parker] (148 records added)
21st - Kington Magna Baptisms 1670-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1418 records added)
21st - Kington Magna Marriages 1672-1841 [PR] [Kim Parker] (357 records added)
21st - Kington Magna Burials 1670-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (880 records added)
19th - Little Bredy Burials 1859-1863 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (27 records added)
18th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1852-1863 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (293 records added)
18th - Little Bredy Baptisms 1858-1863 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (27 records added)
14th - Winterborne Kingston Baptisms 1586-1641 [PR] [Pat Thompson] (Updated, 2 records added)
8th - Winterborne Kingston Marriages 1597-1697 [PR] [Pat Thompson] (131 records)
8th - Winterborne Kingston Burials 1578-1676 [PR] [Pat Thompson] (466 records)
6th - Winterborne Kingston Baptisms 1652-1700 [PR] [Pat Thompson] (238 records)
4th - Winterborne Kingston Baptisms 1586-1641 [PR] [Pat Thompson] (553 records)

CENSUS
30th - Little Bredy 1871 Census [Wendy Warne] (204 records added)
29th - Little Bredy 1881 Census [Wendy Warne] (193 records added)

OTHER RECORDS

PARISH PAGE
18th - Wendy Warne is the new OPC for Little Bredy. Please also refer to the Contacts Page database for her email address
16th - Beryl Ellis, OPC for Piddlehinton has a new email address, please also refer to Contacts Page database
9th - Parish Page added for Fifehead Magdalen [Kim Parker]
6th - Keith Searson, OPC for Fleet and Langton Herring has a new email address, please also refer to Contacts Page database

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
17th - Update to Dorchester People in Historical documents (1559-1699) (21 new records added from Dorset Notes and Queries 1690-1693 - now totals 539)
16th - Update to Dorchester People in Historical Documents (1700-1923) (24 additional entries made - total now 224 entries)
15th - Update to the Biography of Rev John BALL (1591-1639) Rector of Langton Matravers
14th - Update to Glossary entry for Posey Rings (Expanded to include a section and examples of death head rings)
13th - Link added to Useful Links: Visitation of Gloucestershire: 1623
13th - Link added to Uselful Links: Visitation of Shropshire: 1623:
9th - Poor Law Records - Holy Trinity Vestry Minutes (1751-1768) (147 sets of minutes)


Total number of individual records on site at end of November 2014 = 1,670,047

November 2014 (5362 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
23rd - Fifehead Magdalen Marriages 1568-1841 [PR] [Kim Parker] (331 marriages, 662 records)
15th - Hazelbury Bryan Burials 1896-1938 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (223 records added to existing 1901-1921 file)
13th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1844-1851 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (96 records added to existing 1835-1843 file)
6th - Frampton Burials 1860-1943 [PR] [Christel Muncaster] (433 records)
5th - Frampton Burials 1813-1859 [PR] [Christel Muncaster] (367 records)

CENSUS
22nd - Melbury Bubb 1851 Census [John Ridout] (157 records)
22nd - Batcombe 1851 Census [John Ridout] (211 records)
22nd - Up Cerne 1851 Census [John Ridout] (94 records)
22nd - Kingston Russell 1851 Census [John Ridout] (84 records)
22nd - Little Bredy 1851 Census [John Ridout] (226 records)
22nd - Winterbourne Abbas 1851 Census [John Ridout] (195 records)
22nd - Winterborne St Martin 1851 Census [John Ridout] (434 records)
16th - Frampton 1911 Census [Christel Muncaster] (358 records)
2nd - Bradford Peverell 1851 Census [John Ridout] (394 records)
2nd - Toller Porcorum 1851 Census [John Ridout] (527 records)
2nd - Compton Valence 1851 Census [John Ridout] (136 records)

OTHER RECORDS
17th - East Orchard Electoral Register 1906-1915 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (451 records)
17th - West Orchard Electoral Register 1910-1915 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (132 records)

PARISH PAGE

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
19th - Poor Law Records - Holy Trinity Vestry Minutes (1728-1737) (143 sets of minutes)
16th - Update to Dorchester Church Officials File (from 1068) (39 entries added now totals 253 entries)
 


Total number of individual records on site at end of October 2014 = 1,664,685

October 2014 (10756 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
7th - Stalbridge Marriages 1694-1799 [PR/BT] [thanks to Sue Powell] (Broken link updated on Parish page, new range of marriages, 190 records added)
7th - Stalbridge Marriages 1800-1860 [PR/BT] [thanks to Sue Powell] (Broken link updated on Parish page, new range of marriages, 61 records added)

CENSUS
26th - Charminster 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(905 records)
26th - Tolpuddle 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(354 records)
21st - Woodsford 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(183 records)
21st - Warmwell 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(149 records)
20th - Purse Caundle 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(178 records)
20th - Goathill 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(43 records)
20th - Sandford Orcas 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(338 records)
20th - Clifton Maybank 1851 Census [John Ridout]
(72 records)
19th - Sherborne 1851 Census, District 1a, District 1b, District 1c, District 1d, District 1e [John Ridout] (5247 records)
19th - Bishops Caundle 1851 Census [John Ridout] (398 records)
19th - Holnest 1851 Census [John Ridout] (163 records)
19th - Long Burton 1851 Census [John Ridout] (389 records)
19th - Chetnole 1851 Census [John Ridout] (227 records)
19th - Yetminster 1851 Census [John Ridout] (666 records)
19th - Ryme Intrinseca 1851 Census [John Ridout] (216 records)
19th - North Wootton 1851 Census [John Ridout] (75 records)
19th - Holwell 1851 Census [John Ridout] (462 records)
18th - Frampton 1901 Census [Christel Muncaster] (380 records)
6th - Cattistock 1851 Census [Sharon Churchill/Elizabeth Shepherd] (5 records updated, STEPHENS changed to SHEPHERD)

OTHER RECORDS
15th - Beaminster Will of John Cox Yeoman 1766 [Ros Dunning] (10 persons named in the Will, link added to Beaminster PCC Wills)
15th - Beaminster Will of Elizabeth Hodder Widow 1722 [Ros Dunning] (11 persons named in the Will, link added to Beaminster PCC Wills)
14th - Little Bredy St Michael & All Angels Monumental Inscriptions index [thanks to Roger Ellis] (corrections and 2 added records, mostly to FOSS family)
6th - Weymouth Burial Records Search [PR] [thanks to Tim Manners] (Broken link updated, correct link)

PARISH PAGE

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
31st - Update to Holy Trinity Baptisms (1771-1812) (Info. on parentage of bastard Thomas Canterbury bap 17th Mar 1790 added)
31st - Update to Dorchester Church Officials File (from 1068) (35 entries added now totals 253 entries)


Total number of individual records on site at end of September 2014 = 1,653,929

September 2014 (1619 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS

30th - West Lulworth Burials 1851-1900 [PR] [Martin White] (346 extra records)
6th - Turners Puddle Marriages 1580-1812 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (This replaces an earlier transcript by Doug Phillips, 96 extra records)

CENSUS

OTHER RECORDS
30th - Poole Fishermen, Mariners and Seamen 1200-1500, 1501-1600, 1601-1700  [Thomas Cole & Jillian Lea] (143 records)
28th - Hazelbury Bryan Newspaper Reports 1863-1909  [Jan Hibberd] (12 records)
14th - Little Bredy St Michael & All Angels Monumental Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (217 records)
11th - Wimborne Minster - a selection of modern day views of Wimborne [Jan Hibberd] (12 records)
10th - Wimborne Minster - Photographs of the Model Town & Gardens [Jan Hibberd] (16 records)
6th - East & West Orchard Absent Voters List 1918 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (14 records)
6th - West Orchard Electoral Register 1901-1909 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (190 records)
2nd - Christchurch White's Directory 1859 [Jon Baker] (573 records)

PARISH PAGE
6th - Updated the Parish Page of Wareham to correct some inaccuracies related to the Parish churches
2nd - Ellen Frost has volunteered to be the OPC for Christchurch. Contact email address available on Parish Page (and also in the Contacts Page database)
2nd - Parish page added for Christchurch

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]


Total number of individual records on site at end of August 2014 = 1,652,310
August 2014 (1549 records added this month)

GENERAL
19th - Added link to the
Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty web site to the Links page [External]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
16th - Tarrant Keyneston Baptisms 1731-1880 [BT] [Christine Crawford] (476 records not covered in PRs)
16th - Tarrant Keyneston Marriages 1734-1812 [BT] [Christine Crawford] (80 records)
16th - Tarrant Keyneston Burials 1731-1880 [BT] [Christine Crawford] (270 records not covered in PRs)
10th - Tarrant Keyneston Baptisms 1737-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (348 new records)
10th - Tarrant Keyneston Marriages 1813-1850 [PR] [Kim Parker] (99 new records)
10th - Tarrant Keyneston Burials 1737-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (266 new records)

CENSUS


OTHER RECORDS
25th - Burton Bradstock Will of Jane Anning, Widow, 1838 [Ros Dunning] (1 record)
25th - East Holme Will of Nathaniel Bond, Esquire, 1789/90 [Ross Dunning] (1 record)
25th - Lytchett Minster Will of Mary Dominy, 1838 [Ros Dunning] (1 record)
24th - Lytchett Matravers Wills of John Bartlett 1804, Sarah Mills 1841, William Trenchard 1845 [Ros Dunning] (3 records)
24th - Lyme Regis Wills of John Hingeston [d1831] and Amelia Anning [d1858] [Ros Dunning] (2 records)

PARISH PAGE
 

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]

28th - Will of John FOOT Carpenter & Joiner of Dorchester - 1831 (Updated)
28th - Biography of Henry CHRISTOPHER (1814-1865) Labourer on Great Western Railway, Platelayer on Eastern Counties Railway and Inspector on Ottoman Railway Company completed and added to the House of CHRISTOPHER (1 record)


Total number of individual records on site at end of July 2014 = 1,650,761
July 2014 (1696 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
8th - Alton Pancras Baptisms 1856-1868 [PR] [Jon Baker] (Added 4 new records from PRs - all Dunning family)
7th - Glanvilles Wooton Burials 1880-1983 [PR] [Jon Baker] (313 records)
6th - Witchampton Baptisms 1819-1830 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (127 records)
5th - Witchampton Burials 1730-1774 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (201 records)
5th - Witchampton Burials 1790-1812 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (141 records)
5th - Witchampton Burials 1828-1849 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (191 records)
5th - Witchampton Marriages 1900-1909 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (30 records)
4th - Minterne Magna Burials 1891-1900 [PR] [Jon Baker] (2 new records added and corrections made)
3rd - Witchampton Marriages 1663-1810 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (195 records)

CENSUS


OTHER RECORDS
12th - Holt St James Monumental Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (290 records)

PARISH PAGE
22nd - Michelle Cook, OPC for Blandford Forum has a new email address, please also refer to Contacts database
22nd - Updated link for historical and other information on Blandford Parish Church to link to the Cupola Project web site

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
18thBiography of Sir Frederick TREVES (1853-1923) Baronet and renowned Surgeon of Dorchester
16th - Dorchester People found in Historical Documents (1700-1923) (200 entries)
16thBiography of George CHRISTOPHER (1771-1843) Agricultural Labourer of Dorset completed and added to the House of CHRISTOPHER


Total number of individual records on site at end of June 2014 = 1,649,065

June 2014 (4138 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
24th - Poole St James Burials 1722-1740 [PR] [Jillian Lea] (1567 records)
22nd - Stourton Caundle Marriages 1670/1-1841 [PR] [Kim Parker] (204 records)
15th - Trent Marriages 1558-1837 [PR] [Kim Parker] (633 records)
15th - Trent Burials 1813-1907 [PR] [Kim Parker] (798 records)
14th - Thornford Marriages 1581-1641 [BT] [Kim Parker] (98 records)
14th - Thornford Marriages 1676-1837 [PR] [Kim Parker] (326 records)

CENSUS
15th - 1932 List of Thornford Parishioners [Kim Parker] (158 records)

OTHER RECORDS
28th - Added link to the 1842 Pigot's directory of Dorset for Cerne Abbas to Parish Page [with thanks to Kevin Smith]
27th - List of Rectors of Pentridge Parish [Kim Parker] (57 records)
27th - List of Rectors of Trent Parish [Kim Parker] (40 records)
21st - Bloxworth St Andrews Monumental Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (192 records)
15th - Thornford Roll of Honour and Dorset Yeomanry Records [Kim Parker] (68 records)
14th - List of Rectors of Thornford Parish [Kim Parker] (30 records)

PARISH PAGE
23rd - Parish Page added for Bryanston with photographs [Kim Parker] Records moved from Miscellaneous Page
22nd - Parish Page added for Stourton Caundle with photographs [Kim Parker] Records moved from Miscellaneous Page
14th - Parish page added for Thornford with photographs [Kim Parker] Records moved from Miscellaneous page
14th - Parish page added for Trent with photographs [Kim Parker] Records moved from Miscellaneous page
2nd - West Woodyates Census records moved from Miscellaneous to Pentridge
1st - Parish page added for Pentridge with photographs [Kim Parker] Records moved from Miscellaneous page

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
24th - Will of Thomas FORD Merchant of Dorchester - Will 1610/11


Total number of individual records on site at end of May 2014 = 1,644,927

May 2014 (7652 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
17th - Milborne St Andrew Marriages 1841-1920 [PR] [Beki House] (169 records)
17th - Milborne St Andrew Baptisms 1865-1904 [PR] [Beki House] (472 records)
10th - Milborne St Andrew Baptisms 1813-1864 [PR] [Beki House] (813 records)
5th - Owermoigne Marriages 1569-1751 [PR] [Kim Parker] (Added 1 previously omitted record 13 Jan 1643/4)
5th - Hilton Burials 1833-1901 [PR] [Beki House] (647 records)
5th - Hilton Burials 1901-2001 [PR] [Beki House] (397 records)
4th - Longburton Burials 1813 [PR] [Jon Baker] (5 records)

CENSUS

OTHER RECORDS
31st - Dorset Seamen at the Battle of Trafalgar 31 October 1805 [Kim Parker] (115 records)
31st - Admons of Dorset Naval Personnel 1694-1750 [Kim Parker] (313 records)
22nd - Admons of Dorset Residents Granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1559-1725 [Kim Parker] (3963 records)
10th - Fontmell Magna St Andrew's Church Monumental Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (433 records)
10th - Wimborne St Giles Church Monumental Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (138 records)
10th - Wimborne St Giles All Hallows New Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (183 records)

PARISH PAGE
12th - Zoe Martin has offered to provide temporary cover for the OPC for Beer Hackett, Bradford Abbas, Caundle Marsh, Holnest and Holwell. Please refer to the Parish pages for contact details for Zoe, or refer to the Contacts Page

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
26th -Will of Tobie SANDFORD Gentleman & Physician of Dorchester - 1621/3
8th - Up
date to Fordington St George Burials 1813-1836 (Additional information added to 21 burials from Poor Law Records)
5th - Further Update to Biography of Thomas GRIGG (1857-1932) Photographic Artist of Dorchester (2 more of his photographs added)


Total number of individual records on site at end of April 2014 = 1,637,275

April 2014 (4155 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
27th - Milborne St Andrew Burials 1813-1890 [Beki House] (800 records)
27th - Milborne St Andrew Burials 1890-1917 [Beki House] (158 records)
20th - Hamworthy Strays - Baptisms 1664-1897 [Jillian Lea] (288 records)
20th - Hamworthy Strays - Burials 1671-1893 [Jillian Lea] (59 records)
20th - Hamworthy Strays - Marriages 1635-1899 [Jillian Lea] (Updated - 44 new records and numerous other updates & corrections)
6th - Poole St James Marriages 1722-1740 [PR] [Jillian Lea] (537 records)
6th - Poole St James Burials 1685-1721 [PR] [Jillian Lea] (1549 records)

CENSUS
27th - Milborne St Andrew 1851 Census [Beki House] (646 records)

OTHER RECORDS
21st - East Stoke Rectors and Curates [Kim Parker] (67 records)
21st - East Stoke Methodist Baptisms 1813-1837 [Kim Parker] (this is an extract from the complete register on the Poole page, so no new records added)
21st - The Will of Samuel Skinner, Gentleman of Woollbridge 1712/13 [Kim Parker] (1 record)
13th - The Life of Flora Everett - A Precocious Poisoner [Terri Davies] - research into the life of Flora Everett of Sturminster Marshall (1841-1917)
8th - Updated/corrected Jill Morley's email address on the Arnold Wills page

PARISH PAGE
8th - Chalbury OPC Jan Hibberd has a new email address (also available from Contacts Page database)
5th - Hazelbury Bryan OPC Jan Hibberd has a new email address (also available from Contacts Page database)
5th - Sandford Orcas OPC Jan Hibberd has a new email address (also available from Contacts Page database)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
28th - Fordington Fire of April 1829 (3,000 of property destroyed)
28th - Fordington Fires of March 1840 (57 houses destroyed and 250 people left homeless)
27th - Link added to Dorchester viewed from the Frome Valley in Tate Gallery by Turner 1811 
27th - Link added to 
Lloyds Bank High West Street est.1835 by Jo Draper in Dorset Life 
18th - Update to 
Ancestry File of Charles CHRISTOPHER  (1700-1791) of Fordington (information added about Ann SCAMELL (1624-1668) the wife of Humphrey Christopher Senior (1627-1703/4)


Total number of individual records on site at end of March 2014 = 1,633,120

March 2014 (5175 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
22nd - East Stoke Baptisms 1732-1812 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] This is a new transcription that replaces the previous one provided by Barry Chinchen (Total of 423 records, 2 new)
22nd - East Stoke Baptisms 1813-1863 and 1863-1911 [PR] [Kim Parker] (1351 records in total, 857 of which are new)
22nd - East Stoke Marriages 1732-1836 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] This is a new transcription that replaces the previous one provided by Barry Chinchen (Total of 440 records, 2 new)
22nd - East Stoke Marriages 1837-1920 [PR] [Kim Parker] This is a new transcription that replaces the previous one provided by Barry Chinchen (Total of 300 records, 278 new)
22nd - East Stoke Burials 1732-1812 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] This is a new transcription that replaces the previous one provided by Barry Chinchen (Total of 660 records, 14 new)
22nd - East Stoke Burials 1813-1909 [PR] [Kim Parker] This is a new transcription that replaces the previous one provided by Barry Chinchen (Total of 801 records, 602 new)
16th - East Holme Marriages 1867-1920 [PR] [Kim Parker] (30 records)
2nd - East Holme Baptisms 1866-1905 [PR] [Kim Parker] (101 records)

CENSUS
28th - Fontmell Magna 1911 Census [Chris Bellers] (533 records)
9th - East Holme 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (75 records)
9th - East Holme 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (71 records)
9th - East Stoke 1881 Census [Kim Parker] (582 records)
9th - East Stoke 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (358 records)

OTHER RECORDS
31st - East Orchard Electoral Registers 1901-1905 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (211 records)
31st - East & West Orchard Electoral Registers 1888-1890 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (181 records)
31st - West Orchard Choir List [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (15 records)
31st - East & West Orchard Yeomanry & Volunteer Corps Register 1794-1798 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (6 records)
28th - Fontmell Magna Militia Ballot List 1798 [Chris Bellers] (29 records)
23rd - East Stoke Probate records [Kim Parker] (major update with corrections and additions, 38 new records)
16th - Update to Farnham Rectors [Richard Hodgson] (clarification that there were two clergy named William Raven between 1674 and 1728)
11th - Owermoigne Memorial Inscription index [Jan Hibberd] (338 records)
9th - East Stoke Overseers of the Poor Records Index [Kim Parker] (20 records)
8th - Poole Methodist Circuit Baptisms 1819-1837 [Kim Parker] (586 records)
8th - Poole Methodist Chapel Baptisms 1809-1820 [Kim Parker] (178 records)
7th - Added link to Sutton Poyntz Village Web Site on the Preston cum Sutton Poyntz parish page
2nd - Added link to Broadstone World War One Memorials [Jill Floyd]

PARISH PAGE
1st - Lyn Brown has volunteered to be the OPC for Hinton Martell. Contact email address available on Parish Page (and also in the Contacts Page database)
1st - Lyn Brown has volunteered to be the OPC for Witchampton. Contact email address available on Parish Page (and also in the Contacts Page database)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
18th - Update to Bailiffs of Dorchester (1394-1834) (with clarification of Regnal Years)
2nd - Update to Company of Freemen Full transcription of the Charter of James I (1610) to Dorchester and that of Charles I (1629) added to existing Bye Laws (67 people named)
 


Total number of individual records on site at end of Febuary 2014 = 1,627,945

February 2014 (4924 records added this month)

GENERAL
16th - Added links to Dalwood History [External] - Contains Parish records 1716-2009 and Census transcriptions from 1841-1911
10th - Added link to the History of Dorset County Hospital [External]

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
25th - Thorncombe Burials 1691-1740 [PR] [Kim Parker] (Added 1 record and made one correction)
25th - Thorncombe Baptisms 1691-1740 [PR] [Kim Parker] (Added 1 record, 20 Sep 1735, John Cook)
22nd - Witchampton Burials 1656-1730 [PR] [Ros Taylor] (146 records)
13th - Poole St James Baptisms 1685-1721 [PR] [Jillian Lea] (2067 records)
9th - Mapperton Burials 1669-1790 [PR] [Sally Beadle] (67 records)
4th - Sandford Orcas Baptisms 1827-1837 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (138 records, appened to existing file to give Baptisms from 1813-1837)
2nd - Marnhull Baptisms 1838 [PR] [Bob Hills] (32 records added, previous entries for 1838 were actually for 1791 but had been misassigned to 1838 by earlier OPC Co-ordinator). Page also reformatted.

CENSUS
22nd - Frampton 1851 Census [Christel Muncaster] (391 records)
22nd - Frampton 1871 Census [Christel Muncaster] (486 records)
22nd - Frampton 1891 Census [Christel Muncaster] (387 records)

OTHER RECORDS
16th - Witchampton Methodist Monumental Inscription index [Jan Hibberd] (78 records)
16th - Beaminster Independent Chapel (East Street) Baptisms 1796-1836 [Kim Parker] (260 records)
15th - Winsham, Somerset Independent Chapel Baptisms 1810-1837 [Kim Parker] (215 records)
15th - Winsham, Somerset Independent Chapel Burials 1810-1837 [Kim Parker] (92 records)
11th - Witchampton Church and Memorial Stone Photographs [Jan Hibberd] (35 pictures)
6th - East & West Orchard Electoral Registers 1875-1877 [Sue Thornton-Grimes] (85 records)
2nd - Iwerne Courtney Memorial Inscriptions index [Jan Hibberd] (441 records)

PARISH PAGE
5th - Melcombe Horsey OPC Andrew Cornwall has a new email address (also available from Contacts Page database)

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
26th - The BLACHFORD Family History by A.G. Blachford (by kind permission of Owen Strickland descendant) 
26th - The Will of Lawrence ELFORD (1771-1850) Gentleman of Dorchester (dated 1841 not proved until 1850)
3rd - Update to the Life of Rev. Henry Moule (1801–1880) Additional genealogical notes 11 to 13 provided about his wife's ancestry.
 


Total number of individual records on site at end of January 2014 = 1,623,021

January 2014 (2087 records added this month)

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
31st - Chalbury Baptisms 1813-1851 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (143 records)
26th - Corfe Castle Baptisms 1840-1879 (Small update to correct reference to Tom Diffey Nineham and to correct the heading date information)
18th - Poole St James Burials 1653-1684 [PR] [Jillian Lea] (1742 records)

OTHER RECORDS
16thPuddletown Monumental Inscriptions updated file including corrections 
15thPuddletown Monumental Inscriptions temporarily withdrawn while transcript is audited for accuracy 

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
29th - The CORBIN Family bakers of Dorchester from 1535
27th - Update to Holy Trinity Burials 1619-1652/3 (24 new records located on badly water damaged page but only 6 names can be transcribed in full - now has 808 records)
20th - Will of Richard CORBIN (d.1587) Baker and Capital burgess of Dorchester - 1587
10th - Biography of Rev. John PALMER (1749-1829) Vicar of St Georges Church Fordington with transcription of his and his wife Elizabeth's will.
6th - Baptisms at the Wesleyan Chapel North Square (1831-1837) Most members of the Church came from other parishes which are identifed (72 Records)
5th - The Will of Revd Abel EDWARDS (1747-1826) Dissenting Minister of Dorchester - 1826 (of the Presbyterian Chapel in Pease Lane)
4th - Significant update to Baptisms at the Protestant Dissenters Chapel Pease Lane (1750-1836) of Dorchester (Full transcription identifies some soldiers & those present at some baptisms + 27 new baptisms added) 
1st - Will of Richard HOW (1667-1715) Quaker & Clockmaker of Dorchester 
1stSociety of Friends (Quakers) in Dorchester & Fordington (1655-1833) (29 births; 13 marriages; 28 burials + 1 minister & 2 members = 74 Records)


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