Dorset Marriages

Discover if your ancestor married in the British county of Dorset. Search more than 675,000 marriage records from the Dorset to find your ancestor’s parish, your ancestor’s spouse’s name and the date of your ancestor’s marriage. This collection has been created from transcripts provided by Family Search, Dorset Family History Society, and Somerset and Dorset Family History Society.

Below we have provided a full list of the parishes available in the Dorset Marriages records and the year ranges or each place. The year ranges are not exclusive and some may contain gaps.

Dorset Marriages Parish List

ParishFromToParishFromToParishFromTo
Abbotsbury15671937Gussage St Michael16541848Sarum, Peculiar Court of Dean & Chapter of16251631
Admiston17591937Halstock15791837Seaborough15621836
Affpuddle17311900Hammoon16561835Shaftesbury16951812
Alderholt18491937Hampreston16171937Shaftesbury, Holy Trinity16951839
Allington15701937Hamworthy18261937Shaftesbury, Quaker Dorset Meetings17481836
Almer15411930Hanford16721836Shaftesbury, St James15601865
Alton Pancras15861836Hawkchurch16641837Shaftesbury, St Peter16231837
Arne17311937Haydon15941841Shapwick16541837
Arne (BTs)17311840Hazelbury Bryan15631923Shaston St Peter17541795
Arne, Quaker Dorset Meetings17141714Heatherlands18821923Sherborne15381837
Ashmore16511935Hermitage16041849Sherborne, Quaker Dorset Meetings16661825
Askerswell15601837Hilton16031937Shillingstone16541837
Athelhampton17551937Hinton Martell15661936Shipton Gorge16261837
Athelhampton with Burleston16941753Hinton Parva17341838Silton16531855
Batcombe17321837Hinton St Mary15841837Sixpenny Handley17321837
Batcombe, Quaker Dorset Meetings16671667Holdenhurst16801837South Perrott15391840
Beaminster15851896Holnest15901837Spetisbury17061837
Beaminster, St Mary17541937Holt16501937Stalbridge16911933
Beer Hackett15521936Holwell16551937Steeple15461836
Belchalwell17391838Hooke17321937Stinsford15791840
Bere Regis15851937Horton15631936Stock Gaylard15671838
Bettiscombe17321935Horton (banns)17721808Stockland17461815
Bincombe16581931Ibberton16601837Stockwood15861838
Bishops Caundle15701837Iwerne Courtney15631841Stoke Abbott15601837
Blandford Forum17311908Iwerne Minster17311937Stoke Wake15461838
Blandford St Mary15941841Iwerne Steepleton17551932Stour Provost17011837
Blandford, Quaker Dorset Meetings16661666Kimmeridge17021837Stourpaine16201837
Bloxworth15591937Kingstone17561912Stourton Caundle16701887
Bothenhampton16361937Kington Magna16711890Stratton15621836
Bourton18371937Kinson16801837Studland16371837
Bradford Abbas15721937Langton Herring16811835Sturminster15401836
Bradford Abbas, Quaker Dorset Meetings16721714Langton Long Blandford15931937Sturminster Marshall15621836
Bradford Peverell15711937Langton Matravers16591873Sturminster Newton16451937
Bradford, Quaker Dorset Meetings16941730Leigh18771878Sutton Waldron16781937
Bradpole16931937Lillington15851843Swanage15641905
Branksome Park18781937Lilliput19081937Swyre15881836
Branksome, St Aldhelm19181937Little Bredy16291936Sydling St Nicholas15681838
Branksome, St Clement19371937Litton Cheney16141937Symondsbury15581937
Bridport16001926Loders16361837Talbot Village19051919
Bridport, Bull Inn16551655Long Bredy16301937Tarrant Crawford15991842
Bridport, George Inn16541655Long Burton15891755Tarrant Gunville17191936
Bridport, Quaker Dorset Meetings16681836Long Crichel16631891Tarrant Hinton15461937
Bridport, St Mary19371937Long Critchell16631937Tarrant Keynston17341937
Broadmayne16671837Longburton15891935Tarrant Monkton15651937
Broadstone19031937Longburton, Quaker Dorset Meetings16691669Tarrant Monkton, Quaker Dorset Meetings16771716
Broadwey16731837Longfleet18381937Tarrant Rawston17321837
Broadwinsor15631937Lychett Minster15541837Tarrant Rushton16981937
Bryanston15991937Lydlinch15601836Taunton, Quaker Dorset Meetings18051805
Buckhorn Weston16791836Lyme Regis15791937Thorncombe15521837
Buckland Newton15681937Lyme Regis, Quaker Dorset Meetings16991722Thorncombe, Quaker Dorset Meetings17081708
Buckland Ripers16951840Lytchett Matravers16571837Thornford15811937
Burleston17441744Lytchett Minster15541937Tincleton15791852
Burstock15601837Maiden Newton15561837Todber17311934
Burton Bradstock16141907Manston16201837Toller Fratrum16161937
Canford Magna16371837Mapperton15861837Toller Fratrum (BTs)17351775
Cann15631837Mappowder16181935Toller Porcorum16151838
Castleton16061836Margaret Marsh16941834Toller Porcorum (alias Great Toller or Swyne Toller)16151812
Catherston Leweston18391935Marnhull15611937Tolpuddle16321937
Cattistock15581837Marnhull, Quaker Dorset Meetings17121813Trent15581837
Caundle Bishop17791937Marshwood16141937Turners Puddle15801837
Caundle Marsh15801936Melbury Abbas17171937Turnworth15771932
Caundle Purse18381937Melbury Bubb16811925Tyneham16941836
Cerne Abbas16541841Melbury Osmond15801837Upcerne16821837
Chalbury16291936Melbury Sampford16061837Upwey16541837
Chaldon Herring16211837Melcombe Horsey16131936Walditch17381837
Chardstock15971850Melcombe Regis15601937Wambrook16551836
Charlton Marshall15751841Melcombe Regis (with Radipole)16181796Wareham15941837
Charminster15611837Melcombe Regis, Quaker Dorset Meetings16691689Wareham, Holy Trinity15971788
Charminster, Quaker Dorset Meetings17051705Melplash18471937Wareham, St Martin16011827
Charmouth16541837Membury, Quaker Dorset Meetings16691718Wareham, St Mary15941866
Chedington16651835Milborne St Andrew15701838Warmwell16411836
Cheselbourne16641838Milborne Stileham16871742West Chelborough16731936
Chettle17321836Milton Abbas15691837West Compton15391837
Chickerell17231837Milton upon Stour18841937West Compton Abbas15391652
Chideock16541837Minterne Magna16361837West Fordington18831885
Chilcombe17481828Moor Crichel16641836West Knighton16791937
Child Okeford16601839Morden15751837West Lulworth17311937
Chilfrome17091834Moreton15651838West Moors18341937
Christchurch16341843Mosterton16561836West Orchard17541839
Church Knowle15601837Motcombe16761837West Parley17201937
Clifton Maybank17151789Nether Cerne17161838West Stafford15591837
Colehill19041937Nether Compton15411837West Stour17321933
Compton Abbas16401837Nether Compton, Quaker Dorset Meetings17651778Weymouth, Holy Trinity18411901
Compton Valence16571836Netherbury15841937Weymouth, Quaker Dorset Meetings16691729
Coombe Keynes15831839North Poorton16981837Whitchurch Canonicorum15581937
Corfe Castle16951937North Wootton15421842Whitchurch Canonicorum (Stanton St Gabriel chapel)17711792
Corfe Castle, Peculiar Court of16021669Oborne15681837Whitcombe17331852
Corfe Castle, Quaker Dorset Meetings17241724Okeford Fitzpaine15931837Whitefield, Quaker Dorset Meetings16961696
Corfe Mullen16521937Osmington16931837Wimborne16001667
Corfe Mullen, Quaker Dorset Meetings17211721Osmington, Quaker Dorset Meetings16731673Wimborne All Saints16001727
Corscombe15951837Over Compton15791837Wimborne Minster16351886
Cranborne16021937Owermoigne15691937Wimborne Minster, Peculiar Court of15901625
Dewlish16101837Parish, Saint  Wimborne St Giles15941837
Dorchester, All Saints16541937Parkstone18981937Wimborne St Giles, All Saints18371936
Dorchester, Holy Trinity15601928Parkstone, St Luke19081937Wimborne, Quaker Dorset Meetings17141714
Dorchester, Quaker Dorset Meetings17051714Pentridge17131835Winfrith Newburgh15851837
Dorchester, St Peter16531937Piddlehinton15391837Winterborne Anderson16061836
Durweston17311837Piddletown17551937Winterborne Came16981839
East Chelborough16901837Piddletrenthide16541937Winterborne Clenston16841835
East Holme18671934Pilsdon17541837Winterborne Houghton15581847
East Lulworth15611937Pimperne15591837Winterborne Kingston15801837
East Orchard17821836Poole16531934Winterborne Monkton17351836
East Stoke16081838Poole, Quaker Dorset Meetings16691836Winterborne St Martin16551837
East Stour15841867Poole, St James15381837Winterborne Steepleton15591838
Edmondsham15731937Poole, St Paul18621952Winterborne Stickland16161837
Ensbury  Poole, Wesleyan Chapel18561856Winterborne Tomson16371837
Evershot16941847Poorestock, own house16571657Winterborne Whitechurch15991837
Farnham17321837Portesham15681843Winterborne Zelston15481839
Fifehead Magdalen15651936Portisham18241937Winterbourne Abbas17321837
Fifehead Neville15731937Portland15911924Winterbourne Clenston18411937
Fitzpaine18201820Portland, St John18411937Winterbourne Houghton18371936
Fleet16641936Portland, St Peter19271937Winterbourne Monkton18261937
Fleet (BTs)17561835Powerstock15681837Winterbourne Whitchurch18381937
Folke15381937Poxwell16751837Witchampton16561936
Fontmell Magna16541937Poyntington15991843Woodsford16811936
Fordington St George15771838Preston18291829Wool15951847
Fordington, Quaker Dorset Meetings16721696Preston & Sutton Poyntz15911837Wool & Coombe Keynes15831761
Fordington, St George17541937Puddletown15381837Woolland16601934
Frampton16281937Pulham17311937Wootton Fitzpaine16781837
Frome St Quintin16531837Puncknowle16321937Wootton Fitzpaine, Quaker Dorset Meetings17211721
Frome Vauchurch16671835Purbeck, Quaker Dorset Meetings16741697Wootton Glanville18371935
Gillingham15591838Purse Caundle17311841Worth Matravers15851837
Gillingham, Peculiar Court of16721674Radipole17971837Wraxall16041840
Glanvilles Wootton15461837Radipole (with Melcombe Regis)15601641Wyke Regis16761886
Goathill17021837Rampisham15731841Wynford Eagle15601836
Godmanstone15991934Ryme Intrinseca16311836Yeovil, Quaker Dorset Meetings17351735
Great Canford19361937Ryme, Quaker Dorset Meetings17161716Yetminster15771837
Gussage All Saints15601937Sandford Orcas15401837Yetminster, Quaker Dorset Meetings16581721