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Dorset (County, DOR, England)
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County town: Dorchester
Other major towns: Poole. Weymouth,
Origins of Name: The settlers around Dorchester, Anglo Saxon/ Brittonic
Population 1801: 114,452
Population 1961: 313,460
Acreage: 623,744
Urban Land 1961: 5.8%
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red mail BREWER Family Cranborne Dorset
JOSEPH BREWER had a son THOMAS Christened 25 May 1760 St Mary and St Bartholomew Cranborne Dorset.Thomas married Ann LANE 29 Aug 1779 Cranborne.They had a son GEORGE who married RUTH. FRY 02 Jan 1811 Cranborne. Their son HENRY born 1820 married SARAH ELLIOTT1846 and they immigrated to New South Wales Aust 1850.Any information about any part of this family most welcomed.Have information about family in Aust .Willing to share.
Posted: 2014, Contact email reconfirmed: 2019
Hoping to find information on Anastasia Ellen Skehan born Fahymore Co Clare 1913 who moved to Poole Dorset. Husband Norman Leslie Caunter, Son Brian.
Posted: 2012, Member logged in: 2019
red mail Edward Marshfield
Looking for guidance,I have traced my ancestors back as far as 1638 to Coombes Keynes Dorset (as it was called then)but cannot get any further I haves been told that the records back then are either faded or hard to read and also some records are not available can someone please tell me if this is correct and put me on the right road to find more information.
Posted: 2012, Member logged in: 2019
red mail Stanley Boutayre/Bourtayre
Looking for information regarding my father:Stanley Boutayre - Born 1917 Lived in Pages Lane, East Boldre, in late 1940's & early 1950's. Father English - Mother French. Brought up in care somewhere in Hants with other boys. Enlisted 15/02/1940. The Wiltshire Regiment. Half sister Madeleine Lydia Bourtayre - Dorset Mother - Grace Bourtayre?
Posted: 2012, Member logged in: 2019
red mail Peter Gale
If anyone has any information on the following please let me know. Peter Gale (1650-?) married Damaris (1660-?), child Sarah Gale (1685-1769) who married William Groves (1680-1743).
Posted: 2014, Member logged in: 2018
If anyone has any information about the following please let me know. Mary Dampier (circa 1631-1707) born to Thomas, married James Sturges (1623-1664), children Margarete 1651-1708, Mary 1653-99, Richard 1660-1720, Thomas 1660-1725 and Tristram 1663.
Posted: 2014, Member logged in: 2018
red mail Curtis, Poole, Weymouth etc.
Searching for the descendants of Richard Andrew Curtis, director of Devenish Brewery at turn of the 1900s. Relations of the Curtis family in the same area: Pearce. Also family of his second wife, Harriet formerly Wetherall, nee Peterken b. Poplar, London
Posted: 2006, Member logged in: 2018
red mail frampton
i am looking for any information on robert frampton born 1800 who became a butcher think he was from Blandford and had a doughter elizabeth any help appreciated Roy
Posted: 2006, Member logged in: 2018
red mail Roberts / Hookey / Adams
George Roberts b.1827 Affpuddle, Dorset marrying Alice Hookey b.1827 Affpuddle, Dorset in 1848. These are my husband's 3xgt grandparents. Curious if anyone else is out there researching this family. I've so far managed to get them back another 2 generations relying on parish records. Edward Roberts b.1848 Affpuddle, Dorset, marries Alice Edwards b.1852 Ramsgate, Kent, in 1870 in Reigate.
Posted: 2017
red mail BALLAM
Looking for ancestors of James BALLAM, born abt 1825 in Winterbourne, Kingston, Dorset. James had a son, Charles Birt BALLAM, born 14 July 1854.
Posted: 2006, Member logged in: 2017

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