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St. Wolfhilda, Horton, Dorset


The parish church of St. Wolfhilda is an edifice of brick and stone, consisting of chancel, nave, vestry and a tower, with spire, containing one bell: the tombs include one to Sir Giles de Braose, d. 1305, and his wife : in the vestry is a monument to the Hon. Henry Hastings, second son of George, 4th Earl of Huntingdon, d. Oct. 5, 1650, and Dorothy, his wife. d. Dec. 4, 1658: the organ and choir stalls were added in 1891: the chalice and paten date from 1610: there are 200 sittings.

Church Records

The parish register of baptisms, marriages and burials begins in 1563. 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. Wolfhilda

Denomination:Church of England