Hamworthy, Dorset Genealogy
Guide to Hamworthy, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Poole|
|Parish registers: 1826; For more records see Sturminster Marshall|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1813|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Sturminster Marshall|
|Location of Archive|
|Dorset Record Office|
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.
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. The first film number is 241340.
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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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 396-401. Date accessed: 06 July 2103.