Bournemouth St Stephen, Hampshire Genealogy

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Bournemouth St Stephen, Hampshire
Bournemouth St Stephen's church.jpg
Type Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Holdenhurst
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Christchurch
Registration District Christchurch
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bournemouth
Archdeaconry Bournemouth
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester

The parish of Bournemouth St Stephen was created in 1882 from a division of Bournemouth St Peter, in part to carry on the Anglo-Catholic tradition of Alexander Morden Bennett, first vicar of St.Peter's who died in 1880.

Originally within the county of Hampshire, the parish was moved to Dorset as a result of the reorganisation of local government in 1974


See also

Wikipedia
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