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[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Dorset Genealogy|Dorset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Dorset Parishes]]  
 
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Guide to '''Worth Matravers, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 Ancestry]<ref>[http://www.genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/DOR-Birth-Coll.pdf 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,'] ''British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed.,'' hosted at ''Genoot,'' accessed 12 July 2012.</ref>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 Ancestry]<ref>[http://www.genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/DOR-Birth-Coll.pdf 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,'] ''British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed.,'' hosted at ''Genoot,'' accessed 12 July 2012.</ref>  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  

Revision as of 12:18, 16 March 2015

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WORTH-MATRAVERS, a parish, with seven hamlets, in Wareham district, Dorset; on the coast, 8 miles SSE of Wareham railway station.[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 Worth Matravers, Dorset Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
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1585
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Indexes 1727-1880 Ancestry[2] 1585-1837 Joiner[3]

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, publ. London and Edinburgh: 1870. Date accessed: 12 July 2103.
  2. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 12 July 2012.
  3. 'Search Marriage Records in Dorset,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 4 July 2012.