The Joiner Marriage Index

Search for marriage records in England before 1837


Dorset Coat of Arms

Search Marriage Records in Dorset

In Dorset the Joiner Marriage Index currently has 81,006 marriage records to search in 199 parishes between 1538 and 1838.

Map of Dorset

For a list of the surnames of our grooms in Dorset, click here, and for our brides, click here.

For genealogical information regarding Dorset please visit : www.uk-genealogy.org.uk/genuki/DOR/

For a great range of books and other literature regarding genealogy in Dorset, please click here to see what is currently available.

To carry out a search for marriage records within a particular parish in Dorset please click the parish name in the table below :

ParishYearsMarriage RecordsParishYearsMarriage RecordsParishYearsMarriage Records
Abbotsbury1646 - 1836376Afpuddle1736 - 1837223Allington1570 - 1837783
Almer1731 - 1836117Alton Pancras1674 - 1836210Arne1731 - 183765
Ashmore1732 - 183756Askerswell1560 - 1835404Athelhampton1744 - 183527
Batcombe1732 - 183773Beaminster1585 - 18371935Beer Hackett1549 - 1834132
Belchalwell1739 - 183785Bincombe1735 - 183789Blandford Forum1814 - 1837142
Blandford S. Mary1733 - 1810168Bothenhampton1636 - 1812137Bradford Abbas1680 - 1836415
Bradpole1695 - 1812291Bridport1570 - 1837784Broadmayne1667 - 1837215
Broadwey1733 - 1837136Broadwinsor1563 - 18121181Bryanston1801 - 183728
Buckland Newton1702 - 1837377Buckland Ripers1739 - 183555Burstock1563 - 1811279
Burton Bradstock (with Shipton Gorge)1614 - 1812559Cann1739 - 1837308Cattistock1558 - 1812562
Caundle Marsh1706 - 1831152Cerne Abbas1654 - 1832292Chalbury1813 - 183725
Chaldon Herring1739 - 1837132Charlton Marshall1814 - 183747Charminster1561 - 1812458
Charmouth1654 - 1812369Cheddington1756 - 181252Chettle1715 - 183648
Chickerell1723 - 1837188Chideock1654 - 1836589Chilcombe1749 - 182827
Child Okeford1813 - 182026Chilfrome1709 - 183455Church Knowle1560 - 1837548
Compton Abbas1640 - 1837283Compton Valence1735 - 183646Coombe Keynes1583 - 1836316
Corfe Castle1602 - 18371227Corfe Mullen1813 - 183796Corscombe1595 - 1837688
Cranbourne1731 - 1837980Dewlish1633 - 1837296Dorchester All Saints1654 - 1836794
Dorchester Hy Ty1560 - 18371507Dorchester S. Pet1730 - 1837689Durweston1731 - 1837191
East Chelborough1690 - 181255East Lulworth1561 - 1836388East Stoke1731 - 1837441
East Stower1584 - 1837542Edmonsham1731 - 176348Fleet1664 - 1835132
Folke1626 - 1837203Fordington1577 - 18361248Frome Vauchurch1667 - 181055
Gillingham1735 - 18371675Glanvilles Wootton1731 - 1837116Godmanstone1654 - 1811328
Halstock1701 - 1812194Hammoon1656 - 1835102Hampreston1708 - 1837302
Hawkchurch1664 - 1820526Haydon1813 - 183514Hazlebury Bryan1563 - 1645227
Hermitage1604 - 1837136Hilton1731 - 1837210Hinton S. My1732 - 1837165
Holdenhurst1680 - 1837453Holnest1590 - 1837231Holwell1655 - 1837373
Hook1771 - 181260Horton with Woodlands1739 - 1812120Iwerne Courtney1832 - 183722
Iwerne Minster1731 - 1812304Kimmeridge1702 - 183761Kington Magna1731 - 1834126
Kinson1680 - 1837512Langton Herring1681 - 1812119Langton Long Blandford1739 - 183673
Langton Matravers1659 - 1837446Leigh1678 - 1799166Litton Cheney1614 - 1836444
Loders1636 - 1833808Long Bredy1732 - 1812142Long Crichel1657 - 174578
Longburton1589 - 1834375Lydlinch1560 - 1836686Lyme Regis1653 - 18121608
Lytchett Matravers1657 - 1837428Lytchett Minster1675 - 1837692Maiden Newton1556 - 1812492
Manston1724 - 1837109Mapperton1669 - 1837129Mappowder1654 - 1837217
Margaret Marsh1795 - 18376Marnhull1561 - 18371334Marshwood1614 - 169690
Melbury Abbas1731 - 1835333Melbury Bubb1732 - 183692Melbury Osmond1732 - 1836242
Melcombe Regis1619 - 18371754Milton Abbas1569 - 1812579Moor Crichel1664 - 1836265
Morden1715 - 1837449Moreton1731 - 1837154Mosterton & S Perrott1539 - 1836576
Motcombe1672 - 18361042Nether Cerne1716 - 182712Netherbury1592 - 18372291
North Poorton1698 - 183661Oborne1568 - 1837265Okeford Fitzpaine1683 - 1837217
Owermoigne1569 - 1837625Piddlehinton1731 - 1836235Piddletrenthide1731 - 1837205
Pilsdon1754 - 180936Pimperne1733 - 177350Portesham1731 - 1836320
Portland1813 - 1837402Powerstock1568 - 18371339Preston w Sutton Poyntz1672 - 1837406
Puddletown1538 - 18361034Pulham1731 - 1835158Puncknowle1632 - 1836264
Purse Caundle1731 - 183698Rampisham1574 - 1835258Ryme Intrensica1631 - 1836122
Shaftesbury Hy Ty1695 - 18371060Shaftesbury S. Jas1561 - 1837999Shaftesbury S. Pet1623 - 1837947
Shapwick1731 - 1837267Sherborne1600 - 18374959Silton1731 - 1836240
Sixpenny Handley1742 - 1836120Stalbridge1692 - 18371023Steeple1548 - 1836416
Stinsford1700 - 1837351Stock Gaylard1722 - 183770Stoke Abbot1560 - 1837663
Stour Provost1813 - 1834101Stratton1562 - 1837377Studland1637 - 1837415
Sturminster Newton1731 - 1836970Sutton Waldron 1731 - 1835102Swanage1565 - 18371303
Swyre1588 - 1836291Symonsbury1558 - 1812885Tarrant Crawford1739 - 183030
Tarrant Gunville1732 - 179622Tarrant Hinton1546 - 1812245Tarrant Keynston1735 - 1837124
Tarrant Rawston1732 - 183723Tarrant Rushton1732 - 1836105Thorncombe1552 - 18371897
Todber1814 - 183219Toller Fratrum w Winford Eagle1616 - 1836107Toller Porcorum1615 - 1812420
Turner's Puddle1640 - 183787Turnworth1731 - 183556Tyneham1694 - 1836203
Upcerne1682 - 181177Upwey1731 - 1837183Walditch1738 - 183762
Wareham1594 - 18371324Warmwell1731 - 183575Warmwell1641 - 1836151
West Chelborough1673 - 181145West Knighton1693 - 1837180West Lulworth1731 - 1837146
West Parley1720 - 1837154West Stafford1559 - 1837281West Stour1732 - 183385
Whitchurch Canonicorum1558 - 18121433Winford Eagle1560 - 181080Winfrith Newburgh1585 - 18371123
Winterborne Anderson1606 - 183681Winterborne Kingstone1754 - 1836186Winterborne Steepleton1559 - 169890
Winterborne Whitechurch1780 - 1837149Winterbourne Abbas1732 - 175714Winterbourne Clenstone1734 - 183855
Wool1745 - 1837273Wootton Fitzpaine1678 - 1812361Wootton Glanville1546 - 1837217
Worth Matravers1585 - 1837354Wraxall1713 - 1837142Wyke Regis1676 - 18362308
Yetminster1770 - 1837452