Dorset Genealogy Links

If you’re looking for ancestors, local history or family history in Dorset, England, these links to many online resources will help you.

Dorchester and Fordington Family History

This is probably the best family history website for tracing your Dorchester and Fordington ancestors. The records are plentiful, including: Census Parish Records Wills Church Officials Historical Directories Books Poor Law Records Biographies Postcards Maps Visit Website

Dorset Parish Records

Links to parish records & registers available online for the English county of Dorset, including Baptisms, Marriages and Burials. Dorset Baptisms 1538-1978 Dorset Marriages 1538-1902 Dorset Burials 1538-1995 Dorset Parish Registers 1538-1936 Dorset Online Parish Clerks Over 1.6 million Dorset parish records online Almer Parish Registers 1538-1812 Alton Pancras Marriages 1674-1812 Ashmore Parish Registers (index) … Read more

Somerset & Dorset FHS

The Somerset and Dorset Family History Society aims to help anyone with ancestors from either or both counties. Becoming a member is quite easy and cheap. The society maintains a number of records related to the areas. The Society was founded in 1975, and has over 2,700 members registered worldwide. Members also receive a quarterly … Read more