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Dorset Births & Baptisms

1538 - 1920

This collection contains transcripts of the baptism registers for many parishes in Dorset, from their commencement up to 1921.

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)

Mother first name(s)

Mother last name(s)


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:

  • Holnest St. Mary, 1590-1812
  • Marnhull St. Gregory, 1808-1922 In Progress
  • Stalbridge St. Mary, 1690-1921