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St. Peter, Purse Caundle, Dorset


The parish church of St. Peter is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and an embattled western tower with pinnacles, containing a clock and 3 bells: the church was thoroughly restored in 1883 at a cost of £600: in 1896 the chancel and tower were restored at a cost of £150 and again in 1904 at a cost of £400; there are 130 sittings.

St Peters, Church PhotoSt Peters, Church Photo

Church Records

We have transcribed the Marriages at Purse Caundle from 1837-1921.

The parish register dates from the year 1731. 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).

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St. Peter
Purse Caundle

Denomination:Church of England