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St. Kenelm, Hinton Parva, Dorset


The parish church of St. Kenelm, supposed to have been anciently a chapel belonging to Wimborne Minster, is a building of stone in the Norman and Early English styles, and consists of chancel, nave, small transepts, south porch and a tower containing 4 bells: it was repaired in 1860, and in 1897 stained windows were put in the chancel and a new font and lectern and a chalice presented by Sir R. G. Glyn bart. in commemoration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee: there are 180 sittings.

Church Records

The parish register of baptisms, marriages and burials begins in 1621. The original register books are now deposited with the Dorset Archives Service, but have been digitised by and made available on their site (subscription required).

St. Kenelm
Hinton Parva

Denomination:Church of England