CHILFROOM (HOLY TRINITY), a parish, in the union of DORCHESTER, hundred of TOLLERFORD, Dorchester division of DORSET, 9 miles (N. W. by W.) from Dorchester; containing 128 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £5; net income, £180; patrons, Sir G. Bamfylde, and W. Fryer, Esq. A school was founded in 1774, by George Brown, who endowed it with a rent-charge of £21.
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 Chilfrome (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 Chilfrome:
Baptisms: 1695-2000 Marriages: 1709-1834, 1839 1993 Burials: 1678-1995 (DHC Ref: PE/CHF)
- UK Genealogy Archives have a full transcript of the Marriages at Chilfrome, 1709-1812 taken from the Phillimore Marriages series.