Athelhampton, Dorset Genealogy

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Athelhampton, Dorset
Type Civil parish
Ecclesiastical parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Piddletown
County Dorset
Poor Law Union Dorchester
Registration District Dorchester
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Whitchurch
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
Bishops Court Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory)
England  Gotoarrow.png  Dorset Gotoarrow.png  Dorset Parishes


Parish History

ADMISTON, or Athelhampton, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the river Piddle, 5 miles NW of Moreton r. station, and 6 NE of Dorchester. Post town, Piddletown under Dorchester. Acres, 471. Real property, £1,026.[1]

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 Athelhampton, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1670
1670
1670
Images
1670-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1813-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1979 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1693-1837 findmypast[6] 1744-1845 OnlineParishClerks 1692-1837 findmypast[7]
1733-1879 FreeREG[8] 1744-1845 FreeREG[8] 1693-1848 findmypast[9]
1733-1855 OnlineParishClerks 1744-1835 Joiner[10] 1732-1879 FreeREG[8]
1755-1848 findmypast[11] 1732-1879 OnlineParishClerks


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. 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

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
  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. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  6. 'Dorset Baptism Index,' Find My Past, accessed 21 May 2012.
  7. 'Dorset Burial Index,' Find My Past, accessed 21 May 2012.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Dorset Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 15 April 2012.
  9. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Dorset,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 23 April 2012.
  10. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 21 May 2012.
  11. 'Dorset Marriages,' Find My Past, accessed 21 May 2012.