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Guide to '''Silton, 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]]
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| County = Dorset
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| Hundred = Redlane
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| Poor Law Union = Mere
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| Registration District = Mere
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| PRbegin = 1653
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| BTbegin = 1731
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Salisbury
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| Rural Deanery = Shaftesbury
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
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| Archive = [[Dorset Record Office]]
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Revision as of 12:40, 23 March 2015

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

Silton, Dorset
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Redlane
County Dorset
Poor Law Union Mere
Registration District Mere
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1731
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Shaftesbury
Diocese Salisbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
Location of Archive
Dorset Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

SILTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Mere and county of Dorset; on the river Stour, 3 miles NW of Gillingham railway station, and 5 W by N of Wincanton.[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 Silton, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1650
1650
1650
Images
1650-1819 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1839 Ancestry[3]
Indexes 1653-1837 findmypast[4]
1731-1836 Joiner[5]

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[6]
Silton, Dorset Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1731-1876
1731-1838
1731-1876

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 and Wales, published London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 10 July 2103.
  2. Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  3. Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  4. 'Dorset Marriages,' Find My Past, accessed 28 July 2012.
  5. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 4 July 2012.
  6. 'Dorset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 10 January 2014.