If you are on the search for your ancestors, please note that only the current registers are kept in our parish churches.

All registers, except the current Church registers, are kept at the Dorset History Centre.

Click here for the Centre's web site.


Here is a list of the registers held in Dorchester.

Parish                 Baptisms     Marriages     Burials           Banns

Purse Caundle     1730-1992    1731-1988    1731/2-1991  1754-1972

Stalbridge            1690-1979    1691-2004    1693-1996     1754-1995

Stock Gaylard      1582-2003    1567-1984    1568-2003     1754-1984

Stourton Caundle  1670-1881    1670-1993    1670-1957     1760-1811


UK Genealogy Archives
Click on the place names below for information from the registers listed below.

Stalbridge
Baptisms: 1690-1830
Marriages: 1691-1754 and 1839-1921
Burials: 1813-1950

Purse Caundle
Marriages: 1837-1921


Census Returns
Click on this link for information about the census returns for the years noted below.

Stalbridge
1911 (part)
1901
1891
1881 (part)


Stourton Caundle
1901
1891
1881
1861