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==== Church records  ====
  
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Wraxall parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1910806 England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001 (FamilySearch) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''OPC''' = [http://www.opcdorset.org/ Dorset Online Parish Clerks - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online {{PAGENAME}} Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''ANC 1''' = [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''ANC 2''' = [https://search.ancestry.com/ Dorset, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)]
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/ Dorset Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)]
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1640</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1640</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1640</center>
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | '''Images'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''MyH PRs''' = [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30274/england-dorset-parish-registers-1538-1936 England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936 (MyHeritage) - ($)]
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1640-1819 [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="2" | 1813-1899
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ Dorset Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)]
| 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>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1820-1919
 
| 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>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1999
 
| 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="5" | '''Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)]
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1733-1880
 
| 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 12 July 2012.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1713-1811
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records findmypast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20101214100154/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-DOR.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''Origins.net,'' accessed 5 July 2012.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="4" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1713-1837
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search/ Joiner]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Dorset/ 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 4 July 2012.</ref>  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="4" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1790-1812
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Ancestry]<ref name="pallot">''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes'' (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). {{FHL|293148|item|disp=FHL British Book 942 V25pm}}</ref>
 
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/dor.htm 'Dorset Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 10 January 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
 
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! bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Wraxall Online Parish Records'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1910806 '''1538-2001''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1910806 '''1538-2001''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1910806 '''1538-2001''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1713-1807''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''OPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.opcdorset.org/Miscellaneous.htm#Wraxal '''1732-1880''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.opcdorset.org/Miscellaneous.htm#Wraxal '''1710-1842''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.opcdorset.org/Miscellaneous.htm#Wraxal '''1732-1880''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC 1'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 '''1538-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 '''1538-1812'''] 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 '''1538-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC 2'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2162 '''1813-1906''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241 '''1813-1921''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 '''1813-2010''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/dorset-baptisms '''1710-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/dorset-marriages '''1604-1840''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/dorset-burials '''1713-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MyH PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30274/england-dorset-parish-registers-1538-1936 '''1538-1936''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30274/england-dorset-parish-registers-1538-1936 '''1538-1936''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30274/england-dorset-parish-registers-1538-1936 '''1538-1936''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TGEN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1713-1807''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1605-1992''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1710-1812''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search/ '''1713-1837''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs'''
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

Revision as of 12:31, 19 April 2019

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

Wraxall, Dorset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Eggerton
County Dorset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Beaminster
Registration District Beaminster
Records begin
Parish registers: 1648
Bishop's Transcripts: 1732
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bridport
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]

WRAXALL, a parish in Beaminster district, Dorset; 2½ miles NW of Maiden-Newton railway station.[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]

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

FS PRs = England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
OPC = Dorset Online Parish Clerks - free
ANC 1 = Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC 2 = Dorset, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)
FMP = Dorset Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
MyH PRs = England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936 (MyHeritage) - ($)
TGEN = Dorset Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Wraxall Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-2001
1538-2001
1538-2001
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG

1713-1807


OPC 1732-1880
1710-1842
1732-1880
ANC 1 1538-1812
1538-1812
1538-1812
ANC 2 1813-1906
1813-1921
1813-2010
FMP 1710-1812
1604-1840
1713-1812
MyH PRs 1538-1936
1538-1936
1538-1936
TGEN

1713-1807
1605-1992
JOIN

1713-1837


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

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: 12 July 2103.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk