Dorset OPC Updates 2015

Last Updated 20 January 2016

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Total number of individual records on site at end of 2015 = 1,721,131

December 2015 (344 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
13th - Mapperton Marriages and Banns 1669-1802 [Sally Beadle] (160 records added)

CENSUS
8th - Askerswell 1841 Census [Jon Baker] (Major revision to include many entries that were illegible on original scan, no new records)
 
OTHER RECORDS
14th - Mapperton Woollen Burial Affidavits 1679-1739 [Sally Beadle] (38 records added)
12th - Mapperton Clergy 1290-1944 [Sally Beadle] (19 records added)
 
PARISH PAGE
15th - Ivan Gould is the new OPC for Winfrith Newburgh. Please also refer to the Contacts Page database for Ivan's email address

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
19th -Biography of Joseph CHRISTOPHER (1774-1863) & his wife Ruth BUSSELL (1776-1857) Of Cheselbourne added to the House of CHRISTOPHER (Provides background information on 127 separate Christopher families descendants of Joseph & Ruth living or born in Cheselbourne which also connect to the main Christopher Family Tree)


Total number of individual records on site at end of November 2015 = 1,720,797

November 2015 (510 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
5th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1906-1926 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (149 records)

CENSUS
2nd - Fontmell Magna 1861 Census [Chris Bellers] (Added 333 records, covers Hartgrove tything and Bedchester, missing from existing 1861 census)

OTHER RECORDS
24th - Mapperton Parish Church Monument and Plaque Photographs [Sally Beadle] (16 new photographs)
22nd - Mapperton Photographs Added note about the demise and replacement of the Posy Tree (thanks to Sally Beadle)
12th - Okeford Fitzpaine Roll of Honour (Added link to Roll of Honour on external site (12 names), also added new link to Village Web Site)

PARISH PAGE
26th - The parishes of Hinton Martell and Witchampton no longer have an OPC following the resignation of Lyn Brown
17th - Derek Baker is the new OPC for Bishop's Caundle. Please also refer to the Contacts Page database for Derek's email address

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]



Total number of individual records on site at end of October 2015 = 1,720,287

September & October 2015 (1220 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
8th Sep - North Wootton Marriages 1813-1918 [PR] [Jon Baker] (57 records)
7th Sep - Holnest Burials [PR] [Jon Baker] (added 9 records to the existing transcription)
6th Sep - North Wootton Burials 1813-1971 [PR] [Jon Baker] (216 records)
5th Sep - North Wootton Baptisms 1813-1901 [PR] [Jon Baker] (233 records)

CENSUS

31st Oct - Alton Pancras 1881 Census [Terry Smith] (246 records)
21st Oct - Almer 1881 Census [Terry Smith] (142 records)
6th Oct - Bloxworth 1881 Census [Terry Smith] (261 records)
6th Sep - Charminster Dorset County Asylum 1871 Census  [Jon Baker] (Separated from main 1871 page and reformatted, 3 pages, 52 previously missing records added)

OTHER RECORDS

PARISH PAGE
14th Sep - Kim Parker is the new OPC for Holwell. Please also refer to the Contacts Page database for Kim's email address

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
22nd OctPostcards of Dorchester Romantic Cards (1910-1918) (2 cards and a picture added)
6th Oct - Revision and update to Postcards of Fordington & St Georges Church (2 postcards added)


Total number of individual records on site at end of August 2015 = 1,719,067

August 2015 (1292 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
27th - Broadwindsor Marriages 1563-1718 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (653 records)
3rd - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1789-1806 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (243 records)
2nd - Silton Baptisms 1751-1761 [PR] [Jon Baker] (3 records added and 127 records corrected, mostly to include names of Mothers where these were missing from original transcription, updates to BT transcription from the Parish Registers)
2nd - Silton Marriages 1754-1763 [PR] [Jon Baker] (2 records added and corrections to 7 other records, updates to BT transcription from the Parish Registers)

CENSUS


OTHER RECORDS
10th - Kimmeridge Lay Subsidy Roll 1327 & 1332 [Louise Haywood](21 records)
10th - Kimmeridge Poll Tax of 1381 [Louise Haywood](18 records)
10th - Kimmeridge Tudor Subsidies 1523-1593 [Louise Haywood](8 records)
10th - Kimmeridge Tudor Muster Rolls 1539 & 1569 [Louise Haywood](12 records)
10th - Kimmeridge Hearh Tax Assessment 1662 [Louise Haywood](15 records)
3rd - Canford Magna Parish Church Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright/Jan Hibberd] (298 records)

PARISH PAGE

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]

30th - Update to Biography of Captain Anthony EAMES (1595-1686) Churchwarden & Constable of Fordington (to take account of Anthony Eames his wife Margery and son Mark Eames being beneficiaries under will of Roger Kete in 1620)
29th - Will of Roger KETE [KEATE] Gentleman of Fordington - 1620
28th - Studies in Dorset History by Maureen Weinstock published by Longmans Dorchester Ltd 1953 Partial Index names of people and ships at Weymouth 1st half 17th century
27th - Significant update to Biography of Richard BUSHROD [1575 –1628] Merchant Adventurer of Dorchester
18th - Links added to the 4 volumes of the Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England by James Savage published Boston 1860   Settlers A - C     Settlers D - J      Settlers K - R      Settlers S - Z 
11th - Link added to book History of the Town of Dorchester Massachusetts a narrative history of the town by the Dorchester Antiquarian & Historical Society Published Boston 1859
11th - Index to Memoirs of Roger Clap (1609-1690/1) , as shown below 
11th - Link added to book Memoirs of Roger Clap (1609-1690/1) who emigrated on board the 'Mary & John' in 1630
10th - Index to Landing at Cape Anne, as shown below 
10th - Link added to book Landing at Cape Anne, or, The charter of the first permanent colony on the territory of the Massachusetts Company ... with ... a history of the colony, 1624-1628, by Roger Conant Govenor - 1854, 
9th - Link to external site Rev.John WHITE's Rectory    - Article published by J.E.Acland - 1922 (available on the Dorset County Museum website)
9th - Significant update to Biography of Stephen WHITE(1576-1629) Gentleman, brother of Rev John White (1575-1648) and investor on the Dorchester Co of 1624)
9th - Will of Tobie SANDFORD Gentleman & Physician of Dorchester - 1621/3 (small correction made to original transcription)
9th - Link to external site covering the life of William WHITEWAY [1599-1635] The younger, the Diarist 1618-1635 (A transcription of his will is already on this site)
9th - Link to external site covering the life of William WHITEWAY [1570--1640] The elder, Mayor of Dorchester 1631/2 (Father of the above) 
4th - Update to Fordington Strays File (1577-1926) (10 entries + information on the Ballard Family added, now totals 577 entries)
4th - Further Update to Biography of Thomas GRIGG (1857-1932) Photographic Artist of Dorchester (another two of his photographs added & text updated for dating photographs)




Total number of individual records on site at end of July 2015 = 1,717,775

July 2015 (9719 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
22nd - Wyke Regis Baptisms 1808-1809 [PR] [Jon Baker] (120 records added)
21st - Wyke Regis Baptisms 1791-1812 [PR] [Jon Baker] (156 records added 1794, 1801, 1803/4, 1807 & 1810/11, as well as updates/corrections)
15th - Hazelbury Bryan Confirmations 1847 & 1850 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (41 records added)
14th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1885-1906 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (254 records)
9th - Broadwindsor Marriages 1813-1837 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (206 records)
9th - Broadwindsor Marriages 1837-1901 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (500 records)
9th - Broadwindsor Marriages 1901-1920 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (100 records)
7th - Broadwindsor Burials 1813-1855 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1066 records)
7th - Broadwindsor Burials 1856-1930 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1331 records)
6th - Broadwindsor Burials 1669-1719 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1104 records)
6th - Broadwindsor Burials 1720-1754 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (609 records)
6th - Broadwindsor Burials 1752-1812 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1124 records)
5th - Broadwindsor Marriage Banns 1824-1921 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (761 records)
4th - Broadwindsor Marriage Banns 1762-1783 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (156 records)
2nd - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1853-1870 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (735 records)
2nd - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1870-1906 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1024 records)

CENSUS


OTHER RECORDS
20th - Will of Hypollett Mockett of Long Bredy 1653 [Justin Standfield] (38 records)
16th - Hazelbury Bryan Newspaper Reports 1850-1950 [Jan Hibberd] (39 new reports, includes many names)
2nd - Sturminster Newton Absent Voters List 1918 [Felicity Harrison] (209 records)

PARISH PAGE
5th - Following the sad news that Caryl Parsons has passed away Zoe Martin will provide OPC support for the parishes of Beer Hackett, Bradford Abbas, Caundle Marsh, Holnest and Holwell. Zoe will also continue to support Yetminster. Contact details for Zoe can be found on the Parish pages or on the Contact Page.

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
2nd - Update to the History of the Eldridge Pope Brewery - from 1833 (2 more images added to the account)
26th
- Update to the Biography of John POUNCY (1818-1894) & Walter POUNCY (1844-1918) Pioneers in Photography (a new carte de viste card and 4 newspaper reports added)
26th
- Update to Harrod's Directory 1865 for Dorchester & Fordington, (2 advertisements added)
19th
- Other Militia Documentation (1 Record)
19th
- Militia List 1796 for the Parishes of All Saints, St Peters and Holy Trinity (118 Records)
8th
- Trial & Execution of William KENNEDY (1811-1830)
4th - Biography of Henry PLOWMAN Royal Navy Surgeon
2nd - Biography of HUNT Family of Fordington & Dorchester from 1587


Total number of individual records on site at end of June 2015 = 1,708,056

June 2015 (7554 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
30th - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1836-1853 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (738 records)
29th - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1751-1812 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1448 records)
29th - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1813-1835 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (905 records)
28th - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1669-1719 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1136 records)
28th - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1720-1750 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (662 records)
27th - Broadwindsor Baptisms 1563-1668 [PR] [Beverly Roth] (1851 records)

CENSUS
22nd - Gillingham 1861 Census Districts 9 & 10 [John Ridout] (674 records)
1st - Major revision to Wareham Lady St Mary District 1841 Census [Jon Baker] (No new records, but many details added and corrected)

OTHER RECORDS

PARISH PAGE
28th - The parishes of Pimperne and Sturminster Marshall no longer have an OPC following the resignation of Terri Davies

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
18th - Monumental Inscriptions Holy Trinity Church (59 records)
2nd - Update to Holy Trinity Marriages 1800-1885 (28 marriages added for years 1883 to 1885 inc)
2nd - Update to All Saints Dorchester Marriage Banns 1825-1887 (File updated & extended to cover Banns for 1881-1887 - 53 Records added now totals 341 Records)


Total number of individual records on site at end of May 2015 = 1,700,502

May 2015 (8451 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
31st - Plush Burials 1850-1997 [PR] [Jon Baker] (177 new records)
29th - Tarrant Monkton Christenings 1567-1812 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (977 new records)
29th - Tarrant Monkton Burials 1567-1812 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (743 new records)
29th - Tarrant Monkton Burials 1813-1992 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (746 new records)
24th - Plush Marriages 1851-1921 [PR] [Jon Baker] (56 new records)
21st - Plush Baptisms 1850-1902 [PR] [Jon Baker] (168 new records)
21st - Winterborne Tomson Christenings 1711-1885 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (101 new records)
21st - Winterborne Tomson Marriages 1638-1890 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (54 new records)
21st - Winterborne Tomson Burials 1639-1915 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (57 new records)
13th - Ryme Intrinseca Baptisms 1813-1880 [PR] [Terry Pine with additions by Jon Baker] (444 new records)
12th - Ryme Intrinseca Burials 1813-1880 [PR] [Terry Pine with additions by Jon Baker] (261 new records)
9th - Turners Puddle Christenings 1580-1812 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (244 new records)
9th - Turners Puddle Christenings 1813-1880 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (50 new records and 50 corrections)
9th - Tarrant Monkton with Tarrant Launceston Marriages 1567-1850 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (313 records)
8th - Bettiscombe Marriages 1746-1900 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (141 records)
7th - Gussage St Michael Baptisms 1813-1880 [BT] [Kim Parker] (237 records)
4th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1874-1884 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (213 records)
4th - Rampisham Baptisms 1813-1880 [PR] [Terry Pine] (806 records)
2nd - Long Bredy Baptisms 1732-1771 [PR/BT] [Justin Standfield] (1 record added, 7th April 1769, Thomas Masterman)

CENSUS
29th - Tarrant Monkton 1841 Census [Kim Parker] (246 new records)
29th - Tarrant Launceston 1851 Census [Kim Parker] (124 new records)
29th - Tarrant Monkton 1851 Census [Kim Parker] (255 new records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1851 Census [Kim Parker] (37 records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1861 Census [Kim Parker] (39 records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1871 Census [Kim Parker] (33 records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1881 Census [Kim Parker] (40 records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1891 Census [Kim Parker] (28 records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (23 records)
20th - Winterborne Tomson 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (22 records)
17th - Winterborne Anderson 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (56 records)
10th - Compton Valence 1861 Census [Jon Baker] (136 records)
3rd - Owermoigne 1871 Census [Kim Parker] (396 records)
3rd - Owermoigne 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (325 records)
3rd - Owermoigne 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (331 records)

OTHER RECORDS
29th - Tarrant Monkton All Saints Clergy [Kim Parker] (50 records)
29th - Tarrant Monkton Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (5 records + photo)
29th - Tarrant Monkton Protestation Returns 1641-2 [Kim Parker] (54 records)
29th - Tarrant Monkton Photographs [Kim Parker] (10 Photographs)
25th - Godmanstone Holy Trinity Clergy [Kim Parker] (43 records)
25th - Godmanstone Roll of Honour [Kim Parker] (7 records & picture)
15th - Clifton Maybank Residents 1683 and 1688 Court Leet Records [Zoe Martin] (29 records)
14th - Will of Ralph Ironside Cleric of Long Bredy 1628 [Justin Standfield] (12 records)
14th - Will of Ralph Ironside Rector of Long Bredy, Archdeacon of Dorset 1682 [Justin Standfield] (21 records)
3rd - Will of William Clare Tailor of Bridport 1769 [Ros Dunning] (4 records)
3rd - Will of Frances Bythewood Spinster of Bridport 1773 [Ros Dunning] (33 records)
3rd - Will of Esther Garland Widow of Bridport 1825 [Ros Dunning] (8 records)

PARISH PAGE
31st - Justin Standfield, OPC for Long Bredy has a new email address, please also refer to Contacts Page database
29th - Tarrant Monkton with Tarrant Launceston major update to Parish Page incl 2 new photographs [Kim Parker]
25th - Godmanstone added parish page and description and 5 new photographs [Kim Parker]
19th - Winterborne Tomson added parish page and description and 5 new photographs [Kim Parker]
18th - Toller Fratrum added parish page and description and 5 new photographs [Kim Parker]
10th - Compton Valence added parish page and description and 2 new photographs [Kim Parker]
8th - Bettiscombe added parish page and description and 2 new photographs [Kim Parker]

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
31st - Update to West Fordington Christ Church Marriage Banns 1847-1885 (56 Banns added for 1883 and 1885 - now totals 275 records)
29th
- Revision of History of Christchurch & St Mary's Churches in Dorchester (History extended, more Pictures, links and updates to text and information on serving Vicars)
28th
- St Marys: Monumental Inscriptions from 1912 (Listing of Inscriptions in the Church & Garden of Remembrance- 193 Records)
14th
- Property Owned by Holy Trinity Church (Listing Leases with addresses, owners and occupiers - 193 Records)
4th
- Update to the Life of Samuel Cromleholme (1618-1672) Master of the Free School of Dorchester (1651-1657) (More information and images regarding his burial in the Mercer's Chapel)
3rd
- Biography of Arthur William CHRISTOPHER Signal Fitter of Essex completed and added to the House of CHRISTOPHER


Total number of individual records on site at end of April 2015 = 1,692,051

April 2015 (6511 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
24th - Arne Baptisms 1731-1900 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (75 additional records 1731-1880 + 79 new records 1881-1900)
24th - Arne Marriages 1731-1900 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (10 additional records 1731-1846 + 60 new records 1847-1900)
24th - Arne Burials 1731-1900 [PR/BT] [Kim Parker] (9 additional records 1731-1824 + 210 new records 1827-1900)
23rd - Cheselbourne Burials 1813-1985 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (696 records added)
12th - Cheselbourne Marriages 1840-1909 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (386 records added)
5th - Hazelbury Bryan Burials 1965-1979 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (115 records added)
1st - Cheselbourne Baptisms 1813-1902 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (856 records added)

CENSUS
19th - Arne 1851 Census [Kim Parker] (138 records)
19th - Arne 1871 Census [Kim Parker] (123 records)
19th - Arne 1881 Census [Kim Parker] (121 records)
19th - Arne 1891 Census [Kim Parker] (116 records)
19th - Arne 1901 Census [Kim Parker] (608 records)
19th - Arne 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (600 records)
17th - Steeple 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (208 records)
12th - Lytchett Minster 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (875 records)
7th - South Perrott 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (205 records)
7th - Mosterton 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (198 records)
5th - Pamphill 1911 Census [Kim Parker] (748 records)

OTHER RECORDS
21st - Arne Probate Records [Kim Parker] (32 new reords)
21st - Steeple Probate Records [Kim Parker] (19 new reords)
5th - Pamphill and Kingston Lacy Photographs [Kim Parker] (6 photographs added)

PARISH PAGE
26th - Louise Haywood is the new OPC for Kimmeridge. Please also refer to the Contacts Page database for her email address
26th - Louise Haywood, OPC for Corfe Castle has a new email address, please also refer to Contacts Page database
26th - Fifehead Neville added parish page and description and 5 new photographs [Kim Parker]
5th - Pamphill (also known as Kington Lacy) added parish description and 2 new photographs [Kim Parker]

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
30th - Significant update to CHRISTOPHER FAMILIES of Edmondsham and Hazelbury Bryan (c1569-1756) Revision to the account of the life of Humphrey Christopher (1692-1776) adding 11 children.


Total number of individual records on site at end of March 2015 = 1,685,540

March 2015 (2471 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
27th - Hazelbury Bryan Baptisms 1864-1873 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (257 records added)
8th - Corfe Mullen Marriages 1653-1812 [PR] [Kim Parker] (523 records added)
8th - Winterbourne Abbas Burials 1791-1812 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (57 records added)

CENSUS
22nd - Bridport 1891 Census Enum District 5 [Amanda Best] (1017 records)
8th - Winterbourne Abbas 1881 Census [Wendy Warne] (198 records)
7th - Winterbourne Abbas 1871 Census [Wendy Warne] (209 records)
7th - Winterbourne Abbas 1861 Census [Wendy Warne] (205 records)

OTHER RECORDS
25th - Broadoak St Paul (Symondsbury) Monumental Inscription index updated and corrected  [Mervyn Wright/Jan Hibberd] (5 new records)

PARISH PAGE

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]


Total number of individual records on site at end of February 2015 = 1,683,069

February 2015 (2963 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
26th - Corrections and additions to Haydon Baptisms 1813-1846 [PR] [Jon Baker] (Updated original BT transcription by Barrie Cross, 19 new records)
20th - Major update to West Parley Baptisms 1862-1879 [PR] [Peter Relph] (Based on original transcript by Keith Searson, 3 records added)
10th - Winterbourne Abbas Marriages 1835-1921 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (111 records added)
7th - Winterbourne Abbas Burials 1813-1984 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (487 records added)
2nd - Hazelbury Bryan Burials 1939-1965 [PR] [Jan Hibberd] (217 records added)

CENSUS
14th - Hooke 1851 Census  [Terry Pine with additional information by Jon Baker] (261 records)

OTHER RECORDS
28th - Wimborne Minster Municipal Cemetery Memorials [Jan Hibberd] (20 new photographs)
28th - Hampreston All Saints Churchyard Memorials [Jan Hibberd] (24 new photographs)
21st - Piddletrenthide All Saints Memorial Inscription index  [Jan Hibberd/Mervyn Wright] (353 records)
21st - Bradford Peverell Church Memorials and Plaques [Jan Hibberd] (36 new photographs)
16th - Minterne Magna Church Memorials (Internal) [Jan Hibberd] (4 new photographs)
16th - Minterne Magna Rectors 1350-2003 [Jan Hibberd/Jon Baker] (45 records)
16th - Minterne Magna War Memorial Plaque [Jan Hibberd/Jon Baker] (10 records)
4th - Gussage All Saints Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (222 records)
4th - Hooke St Giles Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (78 records)
4th - Nether Cerne All Saints Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (28 records)
4th - Poxwell St John the Evangelist Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (35 records)
4th - Langton Long Blandford Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (269 records)
4th - Lyme Regis St Michael & St George RC Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (23 records)
4th - Stock Gaylard Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (41 records)

PARISH PAGE
16th - Minterne Magna updated parish description and added 2 new photographs

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]
27th - Link to article in Dorset Life about Williams & Co known as The Old Bank 
(situated at 1 & 2 High West Street Dorchester)
25th
- Update to Postcards of Fordington & St Georges Church (Another postcard added showing church before final extension circa 1929)
25th
- Letter of Administration and Inventory of Ambrose HUNT Yeoman of Fordington - 1680/1
25th
- Ordnance Survey Map of East Dorchester & Fordington 1901
25th
- Ordnance Survey Map of West Dorchester 1901
24th
- Ordnance Survey Map of Fordington 1886
24th
- Ordnance Survey Map of Dorchester 1886
19th
- Letter of Administration for the estate of Christian HUNT Spinster of Fordington - 1600
19th
- Will of Ambrose HUNT Senior Husbandman of Fordington - 1661
13th
- Update to Aldermen & Capital Burgesses of Dorchester (added the names of 20 Capital Burgesses in 1560)
12th - Update to Index of Dorchester Wills (1701-1800) (41 new Letters of Administration added - now totals 636 Wills & LA's)
12th - Uupdate to Index of Dorchester Wills (1413-1700) (72 new Letters of Administration added - now totals 425 Wills & LA's)
12th - Will of Joan HUNT Husbandman of Fordington - 1609
15th - Update to Fordington Wills Index (1401-1955) & (26 new Letters of Administration added - now totals 538)
12th - Will of Ambrose HUNT Husbandman of Fordington - 1588
12th - Will of Elizabeth HUNT Widow of Fordington - 1594
3rd - Duties paid for Apprentice's Indentures 1710-1811 (457 New Records for Dorchester & 56 for Fordington)


Total number of individual records on site at end of January 2015 = 1,680,106

January 2015 (4831 records added this month)

GENERAL

PARISH REGISTERS & BISHOP'S TRANSCRIPTS
27th - Winterbourne Abbas Baptisms 1813-1904 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (488 records added)
25th - Little Bredy Burials 1717-1812 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (154 records added)
24th - Little Bredy Baptisms 1717-1812 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (283 records added)
18th - Little Bredy Marriage Banns 1873-1876 [PR] [Jon Baker] (8 records added, missed from initial upload)
13th - Poole St James Baptisms 1722-1740 [PR] [Jillian Lea] (1370 records added)
12th - Little Bredy Marriage Banns 1824-1898 [PR] [Wendy Warne] (153 records added)

CENSUS
18th - Little Bredy 1911 Census [Wendy Warne] (178 records added)
18th - Little Bredy 1901 Census [Wendy Warne] (203 records added)
18th - Little Bredy 1891 Census [Wendy Warne] (193 records added)

OTHER RECORDS
31st - Affpuddle St Lawrence Monumental Inscription index  [Mervyn Wright] (223 records)
24th - Corfe Castle Overseer's Accounts Rates for the Poor 1679  [Louise Haywood] (130 records)
24th - Poole Fishermen, Mariners and Seamen 1701-1800  [Thomas Cole & Jillian Lea] (1097 records)
10th - Chickerell Monumental Inscriptions [Keith Searson] (2 records amended, Aldridge updated to Oldridge)

PARISH PAGE

DORCHESTER & FORDINGTON UPDATES [External - Mike Russell]

30th - Link to external site covering the John WHITEWAY JP [1614-1677] Mayor of Dorchester 1645 & 1658
28th - Will of Thomas HERNE Surgeon of Dorchester - 1700
28th - Will of Joshua COLSON Apothecary of Dorchester - 1696
28th - Will of Rev. John COLSON MA Rector of Frampton, buried at Dorchester - 1769
28th - Will of Sarah COLSON Spinster of Dorchester - 1667
28th - Update to Poor Law Records - Holy Trinity Vestry Minutes (1751-1790) (This file now completed 348 sets of minutes - further minutes will be the subject of a separate file)
26th -The COLSON Family Apothecaries of Dorchester from 1621
21st - Will of Jasper COLSON Apothecary of Dorchester - 1667
21st - Town Clerks of Dorchester from 1629 (Background information updated from Municipal records of Dorchester)
15th -Will of Revd. Thomas Morton Colson Clerk - 1830
10th - West Fordington Christ Church Marriages 1847-1887 (68 new records now totals 222 marriages)
9th - Update to Poor Law Records - Holy Trinity Vestry Minutes (1751-1780) (81 sets of minutes added now totals 267 sets of minutes)
8th - Update to All Saints Marriages 1800-1887 (18 new marriages added for years 1883 to 1887 now totals 469 records)
8th - Pitfield Families of Fordington from 1685 (Links to 7 more families added making 57 Families in Fordington and Dorchester)
8th - Update to Fordington St George Marriages 1860-1885 (48 new marriages for the years 1883 to 1885 Inc added - new total 438 records)
7th - Update to Fordington St George Burials 1837-1850 (1 Burial from Dorset County Hospital now linked to DHC Admission Register- eg normally gives age occupation home parish & cause of death)
7th - Update to Fordington St George Burials 1851-1865 (6 Burials from Dorset County Hospital now linked to DHC Admission Register- eg normally gives age occupation home parish & cause of death)
7th - Update to Holy Trinity Dorchester Burials 1838-1874 (31 Burials from Dorset County Hospital now linked to DHC Admission Register- eg normally gives age occupation home parish & cause of death )
5th - Further Update to Biography of Thomas GRIGG (1857-1932) Photographic Artist of Dorchester ( another of his photographs added & text updated for dating photographs)
2nd - Link to external site covering the History of Dorset County Hospital (includes a short history, admission registers 1847-1862; Newspaper entries and some Biographical notes)
2nd - Update to Biography of Rev John WHITE (1575-1648) (additional information added on parents)
1st - Further update to the Biography of Rev John BALL (1591-1639) Rector of Langton Matravers
1st - Link added to Uselful Links: Visitation of Staffordshire: 1614 +1663/4


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