BEER-HACKET (ST. MICHAEL), a parish, in the union and hundred of SHERBORNE, Sherborne division of DORSET, 5 miles (S. W. by S.) from Sherborne; containing 103 inhabitants, and comprising 907 acres, of which 53 are common or waste. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 2. 8½., and in the gift of the family of Munden, and W. Helyer, Esq., the latter of whom has every fourth presentation: the tithes have been commuted for £164, and the glebe consists of 38 acres.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, 1848. Transcribed by Nigel Batty-Smith ©2014
- Michael Day provides photographs and bibliography for Beer Hackett (St. Michael) on his Dorset Churches website
- You can search for churches in the local area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database.
- The Dorset History Centre hold the Parish Registers for Beer Hackett:
Baptisms: 1549-1630, 16401646, 1659-1671, 1696-1745, 17731993 Marriages: 1549-1630, 1641, 1662-1671, 16961745, 1757-1992 Burials: 1549-1630, 1640 1646, 1659-1671, 1686, 1696-1745, 1773-1812, 18141993 (DHC Ref: PE/BEH)
- A description of Beer Hackett from "The Dorset Page"
- A description of Beer Hackett from the Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5 is available on the UK Genealogy Archives site