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Dorset 

Published in 1828, Pigot's Directory begins: "..."

 

Family History, Genealogy and Local History Research Information for Dorset

Location
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Location  
Population of Dorset 
1801 115,319

1811 124,693
1821 144,499
1831 159,252
1841 175,043
1851 180,718
1861 182,193
1871 189,000
1881 191,028
1891 194,517
1901 202,063
1911 223,266
1921 228,160
1931 239,352
1951 291,323
1961 313,460
1971 361,919
1981 578,993
1991 645,166

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Size of Dorset in acres

(boundary changes)

1831 627,220

1841 627,220
1851 632,025
1861 632,025
1871 610,582
1881 627,265
1891 632,272
1901 625,578
1911 625,612
1921 656,612
1931 622,843
1951 623,744
1961 623,744
1971 625,749
1981 655,742
1991 655,492

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Directories covering Dorset   

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Districts  

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Resources for family history research in Dorset   

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Transcriptions

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Inland Revenue Board of Stamps Apprenticeship Records
1710 - 1719  
1720 - 1729  
1730 - 1739 Order a search of Apprentice records
1740 - 1749 for an ancestor's name
1750 - 1759  
1760 - 1774  
1710 - 1774 Whole period  
 
Census Returns      
1841   Order a census search Order a transcription of family household where reference given

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Dorset Resources      
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Dorset Directories      
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Parishes, Towns and Places
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A
Abbotsbury
Adber
Affpuddle
Alderholt
Aller
Allington
Almer
Alton Pancras
Alweston
Anderson
Ansty Cross
Arne
Ashmore
Askerswell
Athelhampton

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B
Badbury Rings
Batcombe
Beaminster
Beer Hackett
Belchalwell
Benville
Bere Regis
Bettiscombe
Bincombe
Birdsmoorgate
Bishops Caundle
Blackdown
Blandford Camp
Blandford Forum
Blandford Saint Mary
Bloxworth
Boscombe
Bothenhampton
Bournemouth
Bourton
Boveridge
Bovington Camp
Bowleaze Cove
Bradford Abbas
Bradford Peverell
Bradpole
Branksome
Briantspuddle
Bridport
Broad Oak
Broadmayne
Broadstone
Broadwey
Broadwinsor
Brownsea
Bryanstone
Buckhorn Weston
Buckland Newton
Buckland Ripers
Bucknowle
Burstock
Burton Bradstock

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C
Canford Cliffs
Canford Magna
Cann
Cashmoor
Castleton
Catherston Leweston
Cattistock
Caundle Marsh
Caundle Purse
Caundle Stourton
Cerne Abbas
Cerne Nether
Chalbury
Chaldon Herring
Chalmington
Chantmarle
Chardstock
Charlestown
Charlton Marshall
Charminster
Charmouth
Chedington
Cheselbourne
Chesil
Chetnole
Chettle
Chickerell
Chideock
Chilcombe
Child Okeford
Childhay
Chilfrome
Chiswel
Christchurch
Church Knowle
Clifton Maybank
Colehill
Compton Abbas
Compton Valence
Coombe Keynes
Corfe Castle
Corfe Mullen
Corscombe
Coryates
Cranborne
Creech
Crossways

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D
Dewlish
Dorchester
Dottery
Drimpton
Durdle Door
Durweston

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E
East Burton
East Chaldon
East Chelborough
East Holme
East Knighton
East Lulworth
East Orchard
East Stoke
East Stour
Easton
Edmondsham
Evershot
Eype

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F
Farnham
Farrington
Ferndown
Fiddleford
Fifehead Magdalen
Fifehead Neville
Fifehead Saint Quintin
Fishpond Bottom
Fleet
Folke
Fontmell Magna
Forde Abbey
Fordington
Forston
Forton
Fortuneswell
Frampton
Frome Saint Quintin
Frome Vauchurch
Frome Whitfield

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G
Gillingham
Glanvilles Wootton
Goathill
Godmanstone
Grimstone
Grove
Gussage

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H
Halstock
Hammoon
Hampreston
Hamworthy
Handley
Hanford
Haselbury Bryan
Hawkchurch
Haydon
Hazelbury Bryan
Hermitage
Herston
Highcliffe
Higher Bockhampton
Higher Kingcombe
Higher Wraxall
Hilfield
Hilton
Hinton Martell
Hinton Parva
Hinton Saint Mary
Holdenhurst
Holnest
Holt
Holt Heath
Holwell
Holworth
Holy Rood
Holywell
Hooke
Horton with Woodlands
Houghton Winterborne
Huntingford
Hurn
Hyde

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I
Ibberton
Iwerne Courtney
Iwerne Minster
Iwerne Steepleton

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K
Kimmeridge
Kingcombe
King's Stag
Kingston
Kingston Lacy
Kingston Maurward
Kingston Russell
Kington Magna
Kinson
Knowlton

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L
Lady Saint Mary
Langton Herring
Langton Long Blandford
Langton Matravers
Leigh
Leweston
Lillington
Lilliput
Little Bredy
Littlemoor
Litton Cheney
Loders
Long Bredy
Long Burton
Long Crichel
Longfleet
Longham
Loscombe
Lower Bockhampton
Lower Burton
Lower Kingcombe
Lower Wraxall
Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Cove
Lydlinch
Lyme Regis
Lyons Gate
Lytchett Matravers
Lytchett Minster

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M
Maiden Castle
Maiden Newton
Mangerton
Manston
Mapperton
Mappowder
Margaret Marsh
Marnhull
Marshwood
Martinstown
Melbury Abbas
Melbury Bubb
Melbury Osmond
Melbury Sampford
Melcombe Bingham
Melcombe Horsey
Melcombe Regis
Melpash
Middlemarsh
Milborne Saint Andrew
Milborne Stileham
Milton Abbas
Minterne Magna
Minterne Parva
Monkton Up Wimborne
Monkton Wyld
Morcombelake
Morden
More Crichel
Moreton
Mosterton
Motcombe
Mudeford

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N
Nether Cerne
Nether Compton
Netherbury
Nettlecombe
North Poorton
North Wootton
Nottington
Notton

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O
Oborne
Okeford Fitzpaine
Organford
Osmington
Osmington Mills
Over Compton
Owermoigne

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P
Pamphill
Parkstone
Pentridge
Piddlehinton
Piddletrenthide
Pilsdon
Pimperne
Plush
Poole
Poole Saint James
Portesham
Portland
Powerstock
Poxwell
Poyntington
Preston
Puddletown
Pulham
Puncknowle
Purse Caundle

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R
Radipole
Rampisham
Ringstead
Rodden
Ryme Intrinseca

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S
Sacred Heart
Salwayash
Sandbanks
Sandford
Seaborough
Seatown
Shaftesbury
Shapwick
Sherborne
Shillingstone
Shipton Gorge
Shitterton
Shroton
Silton
Sixpenny Handley
South Perrott
Southbourne
Southwell
Spetisbury
Stalbridge
Stalbridge Weston
Stanbridge
Stapehill
Steeple
Stinsford
Stoborough
Stock Gaylard
Stockwood
Stoke Abbot
Stoke Wake
Stour Provost
Stour Row
Stourpaine
Stourton Caundle
Stratton
Studland
Sturminster Marshall
Sturminster Newton
Sutton Poyntz
Sutton Waldron
Swanage
Swyre
Sydling
Symondsbury

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T
Tarrant Crawford
Tarrant Gunville
Tarrant Hinton
Tarrant Keyneston
Tarrant Launceston
Tarrant Monkton
Tarrant Rawston
Tarrant Rushton
Thorncombe
Thornford
Thornicombe
Tincleton
Todber
Toller Fratrum
Toller Porcorum
Toller Whelme
Tolpuddle
Trent
Tuckton
Turners Puddle
Turnworth
Tyneham

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U
Ulwell
Upcerne
Uploders
Upton
Upwey

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V
Verwood

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W
Wakeham
Walditch
Walford
Wambrook
Wareham
Warmwell
Watercombe
Waterloo
Waytown
West Bay
West Bexington
West Chelborough
West Compton
West Compton Abbas
West Knighton
West Lulworth
West Milton
West Moors
West Orchard
West Parley
West Stafford
West Stour
West Woodyates
Westbourne
Weston
Weymouth
Whitchurch Canonicorum
Whitcombe
Wick
Wimborne All Saints
Wimborne Minster
Wimborne Saint Giles
Winfrith Newburgh
Winkton
Winterbourne Abbas
Winterbourne Anderson
Winterbourne Came
Winterbourne Clenston
Winterbourne Herringston
Winterbourne Houghton
Winterbourne Kingston
Winterbourne Monkton
Winterbourne Muston
Winterbourne Saint Martin
Winterbourne Steepleton
Winterbourne Stickland
Winterbourne Tomson
Winterbourne Whitchurch
Winterbourne Zelstone
Witchampton
Woodcutts
Woodlands
Woodsford
Woodyates
Wool
Woolland
Wooth
Wootton Fitzpaine
Wootton Glanville
Worbarrow
Worth Matravers
Wraxall
Wyke Regis
Wynford Eagle

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Y
Yetminster

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