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Guide to Toller Fratrum, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Toller Fratrum, Dorset
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Tollerford
County Dorset
Poor Law Union Dorchester
Registration District Dorchester
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1731
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dorchester
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
Location of Archive
Dorset Record Office

Parish History

TOLLER-FRATRUM, a parish, with Frogmore hamlet, in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the Bridport railway, 1½ mile W by S of Maiden-Newton.[1]


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 Toller Fratrum, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
1550-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1819 Ancestry[3] 1813-1919 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1731-1880 Ancestry[5] 1616-1836 Joiner[6]
1616-1836 findmypast[7]
1616-1836 PRTSociety[8]
1663-1757 findmypast[9]

Toller Fratrum, Dorset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[10]
Toller Fratrum, Dorset Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images

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. The first film number is 241339.

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

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  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 12 July 2103.
  2. Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  3. Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  4. Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  5. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.
  6. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 4 July 2012.
  7. 'Dorset Marriages,' Find My Past, accessed 28 July 2012. Includes bishop's transcripts 1735-1775.
  8. 'Dorset,' Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 31 July 2012.
  9. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,', accessed 5 July 2012.
  10. 'Dorset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 10 January 2014.