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DORSET TUDOR SUBSIDIES 1523, 1543 AND 1593 (Ref 069) Edited by T. L. Stoate The   subsidy   rolls   of   1524   –   7   are,   with   a   few   minor   exceptions,   the   first   taxation   lists   giving   the   names of    Dorset    inhabitants    since    the    subsidies    of    1327    and    1332.    This    publication    contains    many thousands   of   names   and   is   fully   searchable.   An   invaluable   tool   to   locate   people   and   families   before the advent of parish registers £7.50 including UK Postage       £9.00 including Overseas Postage
DORSET TUDOR MUSTER ROLLS 1539, 1542 AND 1569 (Ref 067) Edited by T. L. Stoate An indexed and searchable transcript of all three years of muster for the county of Dorset £7.50 including UK Postage       £9.00 including Overseas Postage
SWANAGE Parish Register Transcripts (Ref 111) transcribed by Llewellyn Lloyd Simpson This transcript covers the following events; Baptisms 1563 to 1812 Marriages 1568 to 1812 Burials 1568 to 1812 Also   included   are   the   pre   1812   monuments   in   the   church   and   tombstone   in   the   churchyard   to   the same   date.   The   latter   is   very   important   as   this   list   was   made   at   the   end   of   the   nineteenth   century   and many   of   the   stone   will   have   decayed   or   been   removed.      There   are   also   some   births   and   deaths   for Dissenters and the details of a number of briefs. £6.00 including UK Postage       £7.50 including Overseas Postage
LYDLINCH Parish Register Transcripts (Ref 108) transcribed by Charles Herbert Mayo and Francis George Henley Baptisms 1559 to 1812 Marriages 1560 to 1812 Burials 1560 to 1812 Indexed and fully searchable £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
MEMORIALS OF OLD DORSET (Ref 113) Although   the   title   of   this   book   suggests   that   it   deals   with   memorials,   it   is   more   of   a   history   book covering   various   locations   and   buildings   that   are   important   to   the   historical   and   cultural   heritage   of Dorset. Some of the subjects covered are; Churches of Dorset Isle of Purbeck Dorchester Memorial Brasses in Dorset Ford Abbey Bridport Plus many others This is an excellent history book for the county drawn from various sources and authors, which is indexed and fully searchable. £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
MURRAY'S HAND-BOOK FOR WILTSHIRE, DORSET AND SOMERSET This   book   was   published   in   1856   and   gives   well   described   routes   and   tours   that   could   be   taken through   these   three   counties.   The   towns   and   villages   are   described   along   with   a   brief   history   of   them and   local   places   of   interest.   For   anyone   with   an   interest   in   the   local   history   this   book   is   a   must,   as   well as   giving   those   who   are   researching   their   family   history   a   chance   to   expand   their   knowledge   and   put some “flesh on the bones”  £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
WESSEX WORTHIES (Ref 110) by J. J. Foster  F. S. A. In   the   introduction   the   author   askes   “What   defines   a   Worthy”,   which   is   a   very   difficult   question   to answer   because   this   surely   must   include   lesser   known   people   as   well   as   the   good   and   the   great.   This publication   gives   details   on   not   only   nobility   and   statesmen   connected   with   Dorset   but   also   artists, authors,   merchants,   sailors,   soldiers   plus   many   more.   There   is   also   a   list   of   officers   and   men   from Dorset who were killed during the Great War The CD is indexed and fully searchable with an introduction by Thomas Hardy £5.00 including UK Postage       £6.50 including Overseas Postage
BEER HACKETT Parish Register Transcripts (Ref 109) Transcribed by Edward Alexander Fry Baptisms 1549 to 1812 Marriages 1549 to 1812 Burials 1549 to 1812 Indexed and fully searchable £4.00 including UK Postage       £5.50 including Overseas Postage
HOLNEST Parish Register Transcripts (Ref 112) Transcribed by the Rev. C. H. Mayo This transcript contains the following Baptisms 1602 to 1674   1696 to 1812 Marriages 1590 to 1684 1695 to 1812 Burials 1589 to 1668 1695 to 1812 It would seem that a number of entries between the first and second registers have been lost either through damage or loss of the actual folios. Indexed and fully searchable. £4.00 including UK Postage       £5.50 including Overseas Postage
THE VISITATION OF DORSET 1565 (Ref 114) by William Harvey  edited by Walter C. Metcalfe The   Visitation   was   a   tour   of   inspection   to   establish   the   right   of   a   person   to   bear   arms.   These   visits usually   took   during   the   16 th    and   17 th    centuries,   with   a   number   of   counties   having   more   than   one.   This one   in   this   publication   was   for   1565   of   Dorset   and   contains   dozens   of   pedigrees.   Fully   searchable and indexed £4.00 including UK Postage       £5.50 including Overseas Postage
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