BOTHENHAMPTON (HOLY TRINITY), a parish, in the union of BRIDPORT, liberty of LODERS and BOTHENHAMPTON, Bridport division of DORSET, 1¼ mile (S. E. by S.) from Bridport; containing 533 inhabitants. It is situated within a quarter of a mile of the great western road, and about the same distance from Bridport harbour, on the southern coast: there are some quarries of excellent building-stone. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £46; patron, Sir M. H. Nepean, Bart.
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 Bothenhampton (Holy Trinity) 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 Bothenhampton:
Baptisms: 1726-1977 Marriages: 1734-1998 Burials: 1725-1915 (DHC Ref: PE/BOT)
- UK Genealogy Archives have a full transcript of the Marriages at Bothenhampton, 1636-1812 taken from the Phillimore Marriages series.
- A description of Bothenhampton from the Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5 is available on the UK Genealogy Archives site