Monkton Wyld, Dorset Genealogy
Guide to Monkton Wyld, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Monkton Wyld - The Ecclesiastical parish of Monkton Wyld was created in 1850 from the ancient parish of Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset county, and the ancient parish of Uplyme in county Devon..
Part of this parish is in Devon. See Monkton Wyld, Devon.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Monkton Wyld parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Monkton Wyld Online Parish Records|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Because Monkton Wyld is partially in the county of Devon, also look at records in Devon.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Dorset Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 08 July 2103.