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Allington, Dorset

Historical Description

For description see Bridport

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Dorsetshire
Diocese Salisbury
Ecclesiastical parish Allington St. Swithin
Poor Law union Bridport (1836-)

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Census Records

We have transcribed the following census returns for Allington:


Church Records

The parish register of baptisms and marriages dates from the year 1570 and earlier, but the early entires of burials are in the Bridport register.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Allington, 1570-1812 is online.


Churches

Church of England

St. Swithin (parish church)

The parish church of St. Swithin, at Allington, was erected in 1827 and is a plain rectangular building in the Classic style, affording 500 sittings.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Allington was in Bridport Registration District from 1837 to 1974


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Allington from the following:

Bradpole
Bridport
Loders
Symondsbury