Tarrant Monkton with Tarrant Launceston, Dorset Genealogy

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Parish History

TARRANT-MONCKTON with TARRANT-MONCKTON (All Saints) a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; 4 miles NE by E of Blandford railway station.[1]

MONCKTON, TARRANT (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Blandford, hundred of Monckton-up Wimborne, Wimborne division of Dorset, 4¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Blandford.[2]

TARRANT-LAUNCESTON, a parish, in the union of Blandford, hundred of Pimperne, Blandford division of Dorset, 5¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from the town of Blandford. The parish comprises, with Tarrant-Monckton, 3818 acres.[3]


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 Tarrant Monkton with Tarrant Launceston, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1560
1565
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1560-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[4]
1813-1906 Ancestry[5] 1813-1921 Ancestry[6] 1813-1999 Ancestry[7]
Indexes 1731-1880 Ancestry[8] 1565-1836 FindMyPast[9]

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.


Note: That LDS Film no. 241340 as above is for Tarrant Monkton only, and LDS Film no. 241336 is for Tarrant Launceston only, so there are two films for this location.

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

References

  1. Wilson, John M.,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 10 July 2103.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848. Date accessed: 10 July 2103.
  3. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848. Date accessed: 10 July 2103.
  4. Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  5. Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  6. Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  7. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Partially indexed.
  8. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.
  9. 'Dorset Marriages,' Find My Past, accessed 28 July 2012.