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DORCHESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Dorchester Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

All Saints

Dorset

1837

1927

Abolished 1.10.1927 to become part of the parish of Dorchester.

Alton Pancras

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Athelhampton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Batcombe

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

Bradford Peverell

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Broadmayne

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Buckland Newton

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Burleston

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Cattistock

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Cerne Abbas

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Charminster

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Cheselbourne

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a), (c) and (i).

Chilfrome

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Compton Valence

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Dewlish

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Dorchester

Dorset

1927

1949

Created 1.10.1927 from the parishes of St. Peter and All Saints. See also Table 2, note (i).

Fordington

Dorset

1837

1900

Abolished 9.11.1900 to become part of the parishs of Dorchester St. Peter and Dorchester All Saints.

Frampton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Frome St. Quintin

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Frome Vauchurch

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, notes (d) and (i).

Godmanston

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Gorewood

Dorset

1838

1933

Abolished 1.4.1933 to become part of the parish of Minterne Magna. See also Table 2, note (a).

Hermitage

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

Hilfield

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a), (e) and (h).

Holy Trinity

Dorset

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become parts of the parishes of Dorchester St. Peter and Stinsford.

Kingston Russell

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Littlebredy

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Long Bredy

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, notes (g) and (i).

Maiden Newton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Mappowder

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

Melbury Bubb

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

Melcombe Horsey

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Minterne Magna

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a), (f) and (i).

Nether Cerne

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Piddlehinton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Piddletrenthide

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Puddletown

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Pulham

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

St. Peter

Dorset

1837

1927

Abolished 1.10.1927 to become part of the parish of Dorchester.

Stinsford

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Stratton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Sydling St. Nicholas

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Tincleton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Toller Fratrum

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Toller Porcorum

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Tolpuddle

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Up Cerne

Dorset

1838

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

Warmwell

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Watercombe

Dorset

1862

1949

See Table 2, notes (a) and (i).

West Compton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

West Knighton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

West Stafford

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Whitcombe

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Winterborne Came

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Winterborne Herringston

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Winterborne Monkton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Winterborne St. Martin

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Winterbourne Abbas

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Winterbourne Steepleton

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Woodsford

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Wootton Glanville

Dorset

1838

1937

See Table 2, notes (a) and (h).

Wynford Eagle

Dorset

1837

1949

See Table 2, note (i).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Dorchester Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

15.1.1838

(a)

Gained the parishes of Alton Pancras, Batcombe, Buckland Newton, Cattistock, Cerne Abbas, Cheselbourne, Frome St. Quintin, Glanvilles Wootton, Godmanston, Gorewood, Hermitage, Hilfield, Mappowder, Melbury Bubb, Melcombe Horsey, Minterne Magna, Nether Cerne, Piddletrenthide, Pulham, Sydling St. Nicholas, and Up Cerne, from Cerne registration district.

7259 in 1841

17.3.1862

(b)

Gained the parish of Watercombe from Weymouth registration district.

37 in 1861

29.10.1880

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Chesilborne (which until 29.10.1880 formed a detached part of the parish of Milton Abbas, including Lypscombe) from Blandford registration district.

16 in 1881

25.3.1885

(d)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Frome Vauchurch (which became part of the parish of Evershot on 25.3.1885) to Beaminster registration district.

0 in 1891

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Hilfield (which became part of the parish of Leigh on 25.3.1885) to Sherborne registration district.

0 in 1891

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Minterne Magna (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Queen Camel) from Wincanton registration district.

0 in 1891

1.2.1895

(g)

Gained part of the parish of Longbredy (which until 30.9.1894 formed part of the parish of Litton Cheney) from Bridport registration district.

49 in 1891

1.4.1937

(h)

Lost the parishes of Batcombe, Hermitage, Hilfield, Mappowder, Melbury Bubb, Pulham, and Wootton Glanville, to Sturminster registration district.

884 in 1931

1.7.1949 (abolished)

(i)

Lost the constituent parishes of Alton Pancras, Athelhampton, Bradford Peverell, Broadmayne, Buckland Newton, Burleston, Cattistock, Cerne Abbas, Charminster, Cheselbourne, Chilfrome, Compton Valence, Dewlish, Dorchester, Frampton, Frome St. Quintin, Frome Vauchurch, Godmanston, Kingston Russell, Littlebredy, Long Bredy, Maiden Newton, Melcombe Horsey, Minterne Magna, Nether Cerne, Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Puddletown, Stinsford, Stratton, Sydling St. Nicholas, Tincleton, Toller Fratrum, Toller Porcorum, Tolpuddle, Up Cerne, Warmwell, Watercombe, West Compton, West Knighton, West Stafford, Whitcombe, Winterborne Came, Winterborne Herringston, Winterborne Monkton, Winterborne St. Martin, Winterbourne Abbas, Winterbourne Steepleton, Woodsford, and Wynford Eagle, to Weymouth registration district.

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