Dorset Guided Research

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Birth

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• 1813-1906: Dorset, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms at Ancestry ($)



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• 1538-2000s: Dorset Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977



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Marriage

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• 1813-1921: Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns at Ancestry ($)



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• 1538-2000s: Dorset Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936
England Marriages, 1538–1973
England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912



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• 1813-2010: Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials at Ancestry ($)



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• 1538-2000s: Dorset Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936
England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (includes deaths)
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



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