Hanford, Dorset Genealogy

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Parish History

Hanford.-- A parish, N. Dorset, on river Stour, 4 miles NW. of Blandford, 460 ac; contains the seat of Hanford House.Wilson, John M. Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The <a href="England Civil Registration">civil registration</a> article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is <a href="http://freebmd.org.uk/">FreeBMD</a>.

Church records

Online Hanford, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
1570-1799 <a href="http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243">Ancestry</a> baptisms, marriages, and burialsDorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
1830-1906 <a href="http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2162">Ancestry</a>Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed. 1813-1919 <a href="http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241">Ancestry</a>Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed. 1813-1879 <a href="http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242">Ancestry</a>Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
Indexes 1813-1857 <a href="http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351">Ancestry</a>'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.

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 <a href="Dorset Probate Records">Dorset Probate Records</a> 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

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Web sites


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