Hamworthy, Dorset Genealogy

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Parish History

HAMWORTHY, a chapelry, in the parish of Sturminster-Marshall, borough and union of Poole,hundred of Cogdean, Wimborne division of Dorset,1½ mile (W.) from Poole. It is divided into Higher and Lower Ham.[1]

Date accessed: 07 February 2013.

HAMWORTHY, a village and a parish in Poole district, Dorset. The village stands on Holes bay, adjacent to Poole r. station, Pop., 393. There is an Independent chapel.[2]

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Census records

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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.

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Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 396-401 http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51003#s6
  2. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England; Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870.