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Dorset Marriages

1538 - 1924

This collection contains transcripts of the marriage registers for many parishes in Dorset, from their commencement up to 1924.

You can see a list of the Surnames currently in the database.

First name(s)

Last name
Exact Soundex
(Soundex overrides Exact)

Father first name(s)

Father last name(s)

Spouse first name(s)

Spouse last name(s)

Year
+/-
Parish

More information:

These entries have been transcribed from images of the original register books, now deposited with the Dorset History Centre, and other sources.

This is a live project and being updated regularly with new records.

The following are currently available:

  • Abbotsbury, 1813-1830
  • Allington St. Swithin, 1570-1812
  • Alton Pancras, 1674-1812 New
  • Askerswell, 1560-1812 New
  • Beaminster Holy Trinity, 1585-1812
  • Belchalwell, 1843-1922
  • Bishops Caundle, 1570-1837
  • Bothenhampton Holy Trinity, 1636-1812
  • Bradpole Holy Trinity, 1695-1812
  • Broadwinsor St. John the Baptist, 1563-1812
  • Burstock St. Andrew, 1563-1812
  • Burton Bradstock with Shipton Gorge, 1614-1812 New
  • Cattistock St. Peter & St. Paul, 1558-1812
  • Caundle Marsh, 1813-1837
  • Cerne Abbas St. Mary, 1654-1812
  • Charminster St. Mary, 1561-1812
  • Charmouth St. Matthew, 1654-1812
  • Cheddington, 1756-1812 New
  • Chickerell, 1723-1812 New
  • Chideock St. Giles, 1654-1812
  • Chilfrome Holy Trinity, 1709-1812
  • Corscombe, 1595-1837 New
  • Dorchester, Holy Trinity, 1560-1812 New
  • East Chelborough, 1690-1812 New
  • East Stower, 1584-1812 New
  • Fifehead Magdalen St. Mary Magdalen, 1837-1921
  • Fleet, 1664-1753 New
  • Fordington St. George, 1577-1812
  • Frome Vauchurch, 1667-1812
  • Godmanstone, 1654-1812 New
  • Great Toller St. Peter, 1615-1812
  • Halstock St. Mary, 1698-1812
  • Hammoon St. Mary, 1837-1924
  • Haselbury Bryan St. Mary & St. James, 1837-1886
  • Hawkchurch St. John the Baptist, 1664-1812
  • Hinton St. Mary, 1837-1921
  • Holnest St. Mary, 1590-1812
  • Hook St. Giles, 1771-1812
  • Ibberton St. Eustace, 1837-1921
  • Langton Herring, 1681-1812 New
  • Litton Cheney St. Mary, 1614-1812
  • Loders St. Mary Magdalene, 1636-1812
  • Lydlinch St. Thomas à Beckett, 1837-1921
  • Lyme Regis St. Michael the Archangel, 1654-1812
  • Maiden Newton St. Mary, 1556-1812
  • Manston St. Nicholas, 1837-1921
  • Mapperton St. Mary, 1669-1812
  • Marnhull St. Gregory, 1837-1921
  • Marshwood, 1614-1673 New
  • Milton Abbey, 1559-1812
  • Nether Cerne, 1716-1812 New
  • Netherbury, 1592-1839 New
  • North Poorton St. Mary, 1698-1812
  • Piddletown, 1538-1812 New
  • Pilsdon, 1754-1809 New
  • Powerstock and West Milton St. Mary, 1568-1812
  • Preston cum Sutton Poyntz, 1695-1837 New
  • Purse Caundle St. Peter, 1837-1919
  • Rampisham, 1574-1741 New
  • South Perrott and Mosterton St. Mary, 1539-1812
  • Stalbridge St. Mary, 1690-1921
  • Stoke Abbot, 1560-1837 New
  • Stoke Wake All Saints, 1838-1921
  • Stourton Caundle St. Peter, 1837-1921
  • Sturminster Newton St. Mary, 1837-1921
  • Swyre, 1588-1837 New
  • Symondsbury St. John the Baptist, 1558-1812
  • Thorncombe St. Mary, 1552-1812
  • Up Cerne, 1682-1811
  • Walditch St. Mary, 1738-1812
  • West Chelborough St. Andrew, 1673-1812
  • Whitchurch Canonicorum, 1538-1812 New
  • Woolland, 1837-1921
  • Wotton Fitzpaine, 1677-1812 New
  • Wraxall Holy Trinity, 1710-1812
  • Wyke Regis, 1676-1812 New