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{{Dorset-sidebar}}<br>''[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Dorset, England Genealogy|Dorset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Dorset_Civil_Registration|Civil Registration]]''
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The mandatory '''civil registration''' of [[births]], [[marriages]], and [[deaths]] in Dorset was introduced on 1 July 1837 and it was throughout [[England Civil Registration|England]]. The registration districts were organised based on [[Dorset Poor Law Unions|poor law unions]]. Records are held in the [[Dorset Record Office]].
 
The mandatory '''civil registration''' of [[births]], [[marriages]], and [[deaths]] in Dorset was introduced on 1 July 1837 and it was throughout [[England Civil Registration|England]]. The registration districts were organised based on [[Dorset Poor Law Unions|poor law unions]]. Records are held in the [[Dorset Record Office]].
  
 
=== Civil Registration Districts in Dorset ===
 
=== Civil Registration Districts in Dorset ===
* [[Beaminster Registration District, Dorset|Beaminster]] - included [[Somerset]] parishes  
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* Beaminster - included [[Somerset Genealogy|Somerset]] parishes  
 
** [[Misterton, Somerset|Misterton]] not transferred to Dorset
 
** [[Misterton, Somerset|Misterton]] not transferred to Dorset
 
** [[Seaborough, Dorset|Seaborough]] transferred to Dorset from 1895
 
** [[Seaborough, Dorset|Seaborough]] transferred to Dorset from 1895
* [[Blandford Registration District, Dorset|Blandford]]
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*Blandford
* [[Bridport Registration District, Dorset|Bridport]]
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*Bridport
* [[Cerne Registration District, Dorset|Cerne]]
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*Cerne
* [[Dorchester Registration District, Dorset|Dorchester]]
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*Dorchester
* [[Poole Registration District, Dorset|Poole]]
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*Poole
* [[Shaftesbury Registration District, Dorset|Shaftesbury]]
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*Shaftesbury
* [[Sherborne Registration District, Dorset|Sherborne]] - included Somerset parishes that were later transferred to [[Dorset]]
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*Sherborne - included Somerset parishes that were later transferred to [[Dorset Genealogy|Dorset]]
 
** [[Goathill, Dorset|Goathill]] transferred to Dorset in 1895
 
** [[Goathill, Dorset|Goathill]] transferred to Dorset in 1895
 
** [[Holwell, Dorset|Holwell]] transferred to Dorset in 1844
 
** [[Holwell, Dorset|Holwell]] transferred to Dorset in 1844
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** [[Sandford Orcas, Dorset|Sandford Orcas]] transferred to Dorset in 1895
 
** [[Sandford Orcas, Dorset|Sandford Orcas]] transferred to Dorset in 1895
 
** [[Trent, Dorset|Trent]] transferred to Dorset in 1895
 
** [[Trent, Dorset|Trent]] transferred to Dorset in 1895
* [[Sturminster Registration District, Dorset|Sturminster]]
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*Sturminster
* [[Wareham Registration District, Dorset|Wareham]]
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*Wareham
* [[Weymouth Registration District, Dorset|Weymouth]]
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*Weymouth
* [[Wimborne Registration District, Dorset|Wimborne]]
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*Wimborne
  
 
In 1837 some Dorset parishes were included in registration districts organised in neighbouring counties
 
In 1837 some Dorset parishes were included in registration districts organised in neighbouring counties
* [[Axminster Registration District, Devon|Axminster]] - included Dorset parishes that were later transferred to [[Devon]]
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*Axminster - included Dorset parishes that were later transferred to [[Devon Genealogy|Devon]]
 
** [[Axminster, Dorset|Axminster]] part of Dorset until 1844
 
** [[Axminster, Dorset|Axminster]] part of Dorset until 1844
 
** [[Chardstock, Dorset|Chardstock]] part of Dorset until 1896
 
** [[Chardstock, Dorset|Chardstock]] part of Dorset until 1896
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** [[Stockland, Dorset|Stockland]] part of Dorset until 1844
 
** [[Stockland, Dorset|Stockland]] part of Dorset until 1844
 
** [[Thorncombe, Dorset|Thorncombe]] transferred to Dorset in 1844
 
** [[Thorncombe, Dorset|Thorncombe]] transferred to Dorset in 1844
* [[Chard Registration District, Somerset|Chard]] - included Dorset parishes that were later transferred to [[Somerset]]
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*Chard - included Dorset parishes that were later transferred to [[Somerset Genealogy|Somerset]]
 
** [[Wambrook, Dorset|Wambrook]] transferred to Somerset in 1895
 
** [[Wambrook, Dorset|Wambrook]] transferred to Somerset in 1895
* [[Mere Registration District, Wiltshire|Mere]] - included Dorset parishes
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*Mere - included Dorset parishes
 
** [[Bourton, Dorset|Bourton]]  
 
** [[Bourton, Dorset|Bourton]]  
 
** [[Silton, Dorset|Silton]]
 
** [[Silton, Dorset|Silton]]
* [[Wincanton Registration District, Somerset|Wincanton]] - included Dorset parishes
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*Wincanton - included Dorset parishes
 
** [[Buckhorn Weston, Dorset|Buckhorn Weston]]
 
** [[Buckhorn Weston, Dorset|Buckhorn Weston]]
 
** [[Kington Magna, Dorset|Kington Magna]]
 
** [[Kington Magna, Dorset|Kington Magna]]
  
{{Place|Dorset}}
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{{Place|Dorset|Civil Registration}}
  
[[Category:Dorset]]
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[[Category:Dorset, England|Civil Registration]]
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[[Category:Counties of England]]

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The mandatory civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths in Dorset was introduced on 1 July 1837 and it was throughout England. The registration districts were organised based on poor law unions. Records are held in the Dorset Record Office.

Civil Registration Districts in Dorset

  • Beaminster - included Somerset parishes
  • Blandford
  • Bridport
  • Cerne
  • Dorchester
  • Poole
  • Shaftesbury
  • Sherborne - included Somerset parishes that were later transferred to Dorset
  • Sturminster
  • Wareham
  • Weymouth
  • Wimborne

In 1837 some Dorset parishes were included in registration districts organised in neighbouring counties