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Dorcester (St Peter): The town of Dorchester is divided into three '''parishes''', viz., '''All Saints''', commonly called '''All Hallows''', '''St. Peter's''', and the '''Holy Trinity''',<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50924#s15 ''Topographical Dictionary of England]'', publ. London: 1848. Date accessed: 06 July 2103. </ref>.  
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Dorcester (St Peter): The town of Dorchester is divided into three '''parishes''', viz., '''All Saints''', commonly called '''All Hallows''', '''St. Peter's''', and the '''Holy Trinity''',<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50924#s15 ''Topographical Dictionary of England]'', publ. London: 1848. Date accessed: 06 July 2103. </ref>.  
  
 
Dorchester.-- capital of county, municipal borough, and market town, Dorset, on river Frome, 8 miles N. of Weymouth and 138 miles SW. of London by rail, 635 ac., pop. 7567; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 3 newspapers.<ref>Bartholomew, John., [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/43 ''Gazetteer of the British Isles]'', publ. London and Edinburgh: 1887. Date accessed: 06 July 2103.</ref>  
 
Dorchester.-- capital of county, municipal borough, and market town, Dorset, on river Frome, 8 miles N. of Weymouth and 138 miles SW. of London by rail, 635 ac., pop. 7567; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 3 newspapers.<ref>Bartholomew, John., [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/43 ''Gazetteer of the British Isles]'', publ. London and Edinburgh: 1887. Date accessed: 06 July 2103.</ref>  

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Parish History

Dorcester (St Peter): The town of Dorchester is divided into three parishes, viz., All Saints, commonly called All Hallows, St. Peter's, and the Holy Trinity,[1].

Dorchester.-- capital of county, municipal borough, and market town, Dorset, on river Frome, 8 miles N. of Weymouth and 138 miles SW. of London by rail, 635 ac., pop. 7567; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 3 newspapers.[2]

Resources

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 Dorchester St Peter, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1560
1560
1560
Images
1560-1799 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[3]
1890-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1889 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1653-1775 FindMyPast[6]
1730-1837 Joiner[7]

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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848. Date accessed: 06 July 2103.
  2. Bartholomew, John., Gazetteer of the British Isles, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1887. Date accessed: 06 July 2103.
  3. Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  4. Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  5. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  6. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 5 July 2012.
  7. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 9 June 2012.