Tarrant Keynston, Dorset
Tarrant Keynston, a parish in Dorsetshire, 2 miles NE of Spetisbury station on the Somerset and Dorset Joint railway, and 3 ESE of Blandford. It has a post office under Blandford; money order and telegraph office, Spetisbury. Acreage, 1348; population, 260. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £320 with residence. The church is good. In the village are the remains of an old cross.
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Dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The parish register dates from the year 1737. The original register books are now deposited with the Dorset Archives Service, but have been digitised by Ancestry.co.uk and made available on their site (subscription required).
Details of the places of worship in Tarrant Keynston, and their records, can be found on the following pages:
- All Saints (Church of England)
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the Dorset County Chronicle and the Sherborne Mercury online.
The Visitation of Dorset, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.