Beer Hackett, Dorset Genealogy

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

Beer Hackett, Dorset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Sherborne
County Dorset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Sherborne
Registration District Sherborne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1549
Bishop's Transcripts: 1580
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Shaftesbury
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
Location of Archive
Dorset History Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BEER-HACKETT, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; on the Dorchester and Yeovil railway, near Yetminster station, 5 miles SE by S of Yeovil.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Beer Hackett Online Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1549
1549
1549
Images
1540-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1899 Ancestry[3] 1813-1919 Ancestry[4] 1813-1999 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1549-1900 OnlineParishClerks 1549-1900 OnlineParishClerks 1549-1900 OnlineParishClerks
1549-1834 Joiner[6]
1790-1812 Ancestry[7]

Beer Hackett parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[8]
Beer Hackett Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1549-1812
1549-1814
1549-1812

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13516 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales], publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 03 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. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  6. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 9 June 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  8. 'Dorset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 10 January 2014.