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Guide to '''Witchampton, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Dorset
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| Hundred = Cranborne
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Wimborne/ Wimborne and Cranborne]
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| Registration District = Wimborne
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| PRbegin = 1656
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| BTbegin = 1733
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Salisbury
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Rural Deanery = Pimperne
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
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| Archive = [[Dorset Record Office]]
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}
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WITCHAMPTON (All Saints), a '''parish''' and a sub-district in Wimborne district, Dorset. The parish lies 5 miles NNW of Wimborne railway station. There is a '''Wesleyan''' chapel.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51418#s2 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', publ. London: 1848. Date accessed: 12 July 2103.</ref>.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
 
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online {{PAGENAME}} Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Witchampton Online Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | &nbsp;  
| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''  
| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1650</center>  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1650</center>  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1650</center>  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1650</center>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1650-1819 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref></center>
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1906
| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1650-1819 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). {{Ancd}}</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2162 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2162 Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1921
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241 Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1909
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="15" | '''Indexes'''
| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2162 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2162 Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). {{Ancd}}</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1731-1880
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1921
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 Ancestry]<ref>[http://www.genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/DOR-Birth-Coll.pdf 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,'] ''British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed.,'' hosted at ''Genoot,'' accessed 14 April 2012.</ref>  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241 Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). {{Ancd}}</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="2" |  
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1909
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="4" |  
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). {{Ancd}}</ref>
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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
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==== Census records ====
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{{British Census|241340}}
  
==== Census records  ====
 
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
 
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Dorset Probate Records| 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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Dorset Probate Records|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.
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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{{reflist}} {{Dorset}}  
  
[[Category: Dorset]]
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[[Category:Dorset Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 12:46, 25 November 2019

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

Witchampton, Dorset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cranborne
County Dorset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Wimborne and Cranborne
Registration District Wimborne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1656
Bishop's Transcripts: 1733
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]

WITCHAMPTON (All Saints), a parish and a sub-district in Wimborne district, Dorset. The parish lies 5 miles NNW of Wimborne railway station. There is a Wesleyan chapel.[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]

Witchampton Online Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1650
1650
1650
Images
1650-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1813-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1909 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1731-1880 Ancestry[6]

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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848. 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. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  6. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.