Winterborne Herringston, Dorset
Winterbourne Herringstone, a parish in Dorsetshire, 1 mile S of Dorchester station on the G.W.R. and S.W.R. Post town, Dorchester. Acreage, 490; population, 51. The manor belonged to Siward the Saxon, and passed to the Herrings and the Williamses. There is no church.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Dorchester (1836-)|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Winterborne Herringston was in Dorchester Registration District from 1837 to 1949 and Weymouth Registration District from 1949 to 1974
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.
Online maps of Winterborne Herringston are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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.