Weymouth, Dorset Genealogy
Guide to Weymouth, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hundred||Weymouth and Melcombe Regis|
|Poor Law Union||Weymouth|
|Parish registers: 1836|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1836|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset|
|Location of Archive|
|Dorset Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, mun. borough, sea-port, and watering-place, Dorset, on river Wey, at its influx into Weymouth Bay, 7½ miles S. of Dorchester. The borough includes the parishes of Weymouth, Melcombe Kegis, and parts of the parishes of Wyke Regis and Radipole. Weymouth stands on the S., and Melcombe Regis on the N. bank of the river.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Church records[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
Genealogy[edit | edit source]
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]
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 12 July 2103.
- Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
- Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
- Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.