Iwerne Stepleton, Dorset Genealogy

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Iwerne Stepleton

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

Iwerne Stepleton, Dorset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Pimperne
County Dorset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Blandford
Registration District Blandford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1755
Bishop's Transcripts: 1760
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pimperne
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
Location of Archive
Dorset History Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

IWERNE STEEPLETON, or PRESTON, a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; on the rivulet Iwerne, 27 1/2 miles E of Shillingstone railway station, and 3½ NW of Blandford-Forum.[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]

Iwerne Stepleton Online Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
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Indexes 1765-1880 Ancestry[2]

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, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 07 July 2013.
  2. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.