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Guide to '''Portesham, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''Portesham, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
 
| County = Dorset
 
| Hundred = Poole
 
| Poor Law Union = Poole
 
| Registration District = Poole
 
| PRbegin = 1538; Separate registers exist for Poole St Paul beginning 1833
 
| BTbegin = 1802; Separate records exist for Poole St Paul beginning 1847
 
| Province = Canterbury
 
| Diocese = Salisbury
 
| Archdeaconry =
 
| Archdeaconries =
 
| Rural Deanery = Whitchurch
 
| Parish =
 
| Peculiar =
 
| Chapelry =
 
| Probate Court = Court of the Peculiar of Canford Magna and Poole
 
| Archdeaconry Court =
 
| Bishops Court =
 
| Prerogative Court =
 
| Archive = [[Dorset Record Office]]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1570-1819 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref></center>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1570-1819 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243 Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref></center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Ancestry]<ref>[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242 Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] (£). {{Ancd}}</ref>
 
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Revision as of 10:44, 23 March 2015

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


Parish History[edit | edit source]

PORTISHAM, a village and a parish in Weymouth district, Dorset; under Black Down, 2 miles N E of Abbotsbury, and 6 S W of Dorchester r. station. The parish contains also the hamlets of Coryatts, Shilvington, and Waddon.[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]

Online Portesham, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1570
1568
1570
Images
1570-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1889 Ancestry[3] 1813-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1989 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1568-1812 PRTSociety[6]
1663-1775 findmypast[7]
1731-1836 Joiner[8]

Portland St Andrew parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Portland St Andrew Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG
1568-1812

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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Dorset 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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 09 July 2103.
  2. Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  3. Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  4. Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  5. Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2001, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  6. 'Dorset,' Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 31 July 2012.
  7. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 5 July 2012.
  8. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 24 June 2012.