CHETNOLE, a chapelry, in the parish and hundred of YETMINSTER, union of SHERBORNE, Sherborne division of DORSET, 7 miles (S. W. by S.) from Sherborne; containing 222 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter. A school is supported by endowment.
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 Chetnole (St. Peter) 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 Chetnole:
Baptisms: 1847-1982 Marriages: 1885-2004 Burials: 1827-1992 (DHC Ref: PE/CHN)
- A description of Chetnole from the Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5 is available on the UK Genealogy Archives site