Dorset Civil Registration

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The mandatory civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths in Dorset was introduced on 1 July 1837 and it was throughout England. The registration districts were organised based on poor law unions. Records are held in the Dorset Record Office.

Civil Registration Districts in Dorset

In 1837 some Dorset parishes were included in registration districts organised in neighbouring counties