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Dunkerton, Somerset Genealogy

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Guide to Dunkerton, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Dunkerton, Somerset
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wellow
County Somerset
Poor Law Union Bath
Registration District Bath
Records begin
Parish registers: 1724
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Frome
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells
Location of Archive
Somerset Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

DUNKERTON (All Saints), a parish in Bath district, Somerset; on the Fosse way and the Somerset canal, near the line of projected railway to Radstock, 5 miles SW by S of Bath.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Dunkerton, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
DUNKERTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1608-1615, 1748-1912
1608-1615, 1748-1912
1608-1615, 1752-1888
MARR
1601-1837

NBI

1609-1998

Somerset Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

Contributor include here any information about the transcripts for the parish and links to the Online Parish Clerk material.

Somerset Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

Contributor include here any information about the transcripts for the parish and links to the Online Parish Clerk material.


Census records[edit | edit source]


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Bath Poor Law Union, Somerset

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Somerset Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/Dunkerton/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-7. Date accessed and adapted: 19 September 2013.
  2. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.
  3. 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 30 April 2014.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  5. E 179 Database, The National Archives, http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/, accessed 8 August 2013.

Contributor: add any additional relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.