Church Knowle

Calendar of Wills and Administrations

A Calendar of Wills and Administrations relating to Dorset, Volume I, edited by Edward Alexander Fry The Index Library (volume 22) (The British Record Society 1900): wills and administrations up to 1793. Index to Dorset Wills 1793 - 1858 (extracts given by Richard J Travell from database. Index available at Dorset Record Office)

Consistory Court, Dorsetshire Division of late Diocese of Bristol Wills and Administrations 1681 - 1793 (Probate Registry, Blandford)

Archdeaconry Court, Dorsetshire Division of late Diocese of Bristol Wills 1568 - 1793, Administrations 1660 - 1793, Inventories 1686 - 1790 (except 1692, 1696-1697, 1700, 1702, 1707-1711, 1713, 1718-1721) (Probate Registry, Blandford)

Peculiar of Corfe Castle Court

Dean and Chapter of Bristol

A Calendar of Wills and Administrations relating to Dorset, Volume II, edited by Edward Alexander Fry The Index Library (The British Record Society): inventories, unproved original wills

Extracts for Church Knowle (excludes Orchard), Langton Matravers, Purbeck (selected), Studland, Swanage and Worth Matravers. Excludes most individuals on HMS ships where no parish given who may have come from these parishes

* Abstracts of transcribed Wills

Name Surname Place Date Notes Crt. Proved Bundle Number Transcribed
William Baker Knowle 1668 Administration Archdeaconry 1668 24  
Elizabeth Frost Church Knowle 1668 Administration Archdeaconry 1668 10  
George Hayter Knowle 1668 Administration Archdeaconry 1668 25  
George Browne Church Knowle 1670 Administration Archdeaconry 1670 12  
Roger Osmond Orchard in Knowle 1670 Administration Archdeaconry 1670 34  
George Haskell Church Knowle 1676 Will Archdeaconry 1676 7  
Robert Parrish Church Knowle 1687 Will Archdeaconry 1687 7  
John Grace alias Accourt Church Knowle 1690 Inventory: not identified Archdeaconry 1690 76  
John Accourt alias Grace Church Knowle 1690 Inventory: not identified Archdeaconry 1690 76  
Peter Brown Church Knowle 1691 Inventory: not identified Archdeaconry 1691 45  
Alexander Cox Knowle 1696 Administration Archdeaconry 1696 20  
Elizabeth Brien Church Knowle 1698 Will Archdeaconry 1698 17  
William Collins * Church Knowle 1701 Will Archdeaconry 1701 12 Yes
William Collins Church Knowle 1701 Inventory: see also Will Archdeaconry 1701 88  
Daniel Manes Knowle 1703 Inventory: not identified Archdeaconry [Blank] [Blank]  
William Hatchard* Whitway in Purbeck 1704 Will Archdeaconry 1704 55
William Hatchard* Purbeck 1704 Inventory: see also Will Archdeaconry 1704 19
Shadrach Croombs Church Knowle 1705 Administration Archdeaconry 1705 6  
Thomas Bennett Knowle 1706 Will Archdeaconry 1706 17  
John Newman Church Knowle 1708 Will Consistory      
Jane Hatchard* Whiteway 1709 Will Archdeaconry 1709 45
Thomas Hatchard Knowle 1710 Administration Archdeaconry 1710 17  
Robert Tubervill Knowle 1710 Administration Archdeaconry 1710 18  
Alexander Cutler Church Knowle 1712 Will Archdeaconry 1712 26  
George Hayter Knowle 1712 Administration Archdeaconry 1712 11  
Richard Collins Church Knowle 1712 Inventory: not identified Archdeaconry 1712 24  
Alexander Cutler Church Knowle 1712 Inventory: see also Will Archdeaconry 1712 23  
John Frampton Church Knowle 1723 Will Archdeaconry 1723 13  
John Frampton Church Knowle 1723 Inventory: see also Will Archdeaconry 1723 10  
Sarah Brown Church Knowle 1724 Will Archdeaconry 1724 7  
John Hatchard Knowle in Purbeck 1725 Will Archdeaconry 1725 37  
George Hatchard Church Knowle 1731 Administration Archdeaconry 1731 19  
Richard Thombs Church Knowle 1733 Will Archdeaconry 1733 24  
Robert Sherren Church Knowle 1735 Will (unproved) Archdeaconry [Blank] [Blank]  
John Baker Church Knowle 1737 Will Archdeaconry 1737 20  
Thomas Speck Orchard in Church Knowle 1737 Will Archdeaconry 1737 45  
Jonathan Croomes Church Knowle 1737 Administration Archdeaconry 1737 11  
George Hatchard Knowle 1740 Will Archdeaconry 1740 20  
James Meaden Church Knowle 1745 Administration Archdeaconry 1745 8  
Richard Speck * Church Knowle 1747 Will Archdeaconry 1747 17 Yes
Joseph Croomes * Church Knowle 1748 Will Archdeaconry 1748 27 Yes
Edward Cutler * Church Knowle 1748 Will Archdeaconry 1748 28 Yes
Thomas Cockram * Knowle in Purbeck 1761 Will Archdeaconry 1761 38 Yes
William Bartlett Church Knowle 1763 Will Archdeaconry 1763 24  
Christ. Partridge Knowle 1774 Administration Consistory      
Ann Voss Church Knowle 1784 Administration Consistory      
Edward Baines Church Knowle 1787 Will Archdeaconry 1787 28  
William Whittle Church Knowle 1788 Will Archdeaconry 1788 15  
Thomas Elmes Church Knowle in Purbeck 1789 Will Archdeaconry 1789 10  
Henry Senneck Orchard in East Knowle 1790 Will Archdeaconry 1790 45  
William Galley Church Knowle 1800 Will Archdeaconry 1800 29  
Robert Elmes Church Knowle 1801 Administration Archdeaconry 1801 3  
John Elliot Church Knowle 1806 Will Archdeaconry 1806 15  
Richard Hood Church Knowle 1807 Administration Archdeaconry 1807 6  
Thomas Elmes Church Knowle 1809 Will Consistory 1809 13  
Charles Burden * Church Knowle 1815 Will Archdeaconry 1815 13 Yes
Thomas Trim Church Knowle 1824 Will Consistory 1824 42  
Henry Burden Church Knowle 1830 Will Archdeaconry 1830 5  
James Burden Church Knowle 1835 Will Consistory 1835 - 1836 29  
Thomas Elmes Church Knowle 1838 Will Archdeaconry 1838 17  
Robert Voss Church Knowle 1850 Administration Archdeaconry 1850 24  

* Abstracts of transcribed Wills