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Revision as of 21:58, 24 September 2012

Arne, Dorset
Type Chapelry
Civil parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hasilor
County Dorset
Poor Law Union Wareham & Purbeck
Registration District Wareham
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Parish Wareham
Rural Deanery Whitchurch
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
England  Gotoarrow.png  Dorset Gotoarrow.png Dorset Parishes Gotoarrow.png Arne

Parish History


Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Online Arne, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
1760-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1906 Ancestry[2] 1813-1919 Ancestry[3] 1813-1819 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1731-1880 OnlineParishClerks 1731-1846 OnlineParishClerks 1731-1824 OnlineParishClerks
1731-1880 FreeREG[5] 1731-1846 FreeREG[5] 1732-1879 FreeREG[5]
1731-1845 findmypast[6] 1731-1837 Joiner[7]
1731-1840 findmypast[8]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

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.

Probate records

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.

Web sites


  1. Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  2. Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  3. Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  4. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Dorset Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 15 April 2012.
  6. 'Dorset Baptism Index,' Find My Past, accessed 21 May 2012.
  7. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 21 May 2012.
  8. 'Dorset Marriages,' Find My Past, accessed 21 May 2012.