Swanage

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

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* Abstracts of transcribed Wills

Name Surname Place Date Notes Crt. Proved Bundle Number
Richard Corben * Sandwich 1762 Will Archdeaconry 1762 58
Elizabeth Tidbury * Sandwich 1763 Administration Consistory 1763 35
Richard Bowers * Sandwich 1763 Will Archdeaconry 1763 40
Joseph Cox * Sandwich 1763 Administration Archdeaconry 1763 21
John Linnington * Sandwich 1763 Will Archdeaconry 1763 39
Thomas Soper * Sandwich 1765 Will Archdeaconry 1765 60
Ann Phippard * Sandwich 1765 Administration Archdeaconry 1765 24
Thomas Wakely * Sandwich 1767 Will Archdeaconry 1767 61
Stephen Smith * Sandwich 1767 Administration Archdeaconry 1767 24
Thomas Burdan * Sandwich 1769 Will Archdeaconry 1769 59
John Barnes * Sandwich 1770 Will Bristol Consistory Court 1770 38
William Masters * Swanage 1770 Will Consistory 1770 31
Frances Warren * Swanage 1770 Will Archdeaconry 1770 28
George Pushman * Sandwich 1771 Administration Archdeaconry 1771 18
James Benfield * Sandwich 1772 Will Archdeaconry 1772 49
Mary Pushman * Swanage 1774 Will Archdeaconry 1774 60
John Bemister * Sandwich 1775 Administration Archdeaconry 1775 27
James Browne * Sandwich 1776 Will Archdeaconry 1776 42
David Clarke * Sandwich 1776 Administration Archdeaconry 1776 15
John Melmoth * Sandwich 1777 Will Archdeaconry 1777 56
Hannah Soper * Sandwich 1778 Will Archdeaconry 1778 45
Samuel Warren * Sandwich 1779 Will Archdeaconry 1779 33
John Frampton * Sandwich 1780 Will Archdeaconry 1780 55
John Frampton * Swanage 1780 Inventory: see also Will Archdeaconry 1780 1
Richard Best * Sandwich 1780 Will Archdeaconry 1780 55
Robert Sanders * Sandwich 1780 Will Archdeaconry 1780 56
John (senior) Warren * Swanage 1780 Will Archdeaconry 1780 57
John Warren * Sandwich 1780 Administration Archdeaconry 1780 12
Benjamin Rose * Sandwich 1780 Administration Archdeaconry 1780 11
John Melmoth * Sandwich 1781 Will Archdeaconry 1781 51
Elizabeth Keats * Sandwich 1781 Will Archdeaconry 1781 50
Grace Collins * Swanich 1783 Administration Archdeaconry 1783 31
Sarah (widow) Seymour * Sandwich 1783 Administration Archdeaconry 1783 23
James Collins * Swanage 1783 Will (unproved) Archdeaconry 1783 5a/120/101
Phineas Melmouth * Swanage 1784 Administration Consistory 1784 54
Susanna Chinchen * Swanage 1784 Will Archdeaconry 1784 32
Susanna Chinchen * Swanage 1784 Inventory: see also Will Archdeaconry 1784 4
Samuel Burt * Sandwich 1785 Will Archdeaconry 1785 49
Samuel Burt * Sandwich 1785 Administration Archdeaconry 1785 50
John Morison * Swanage 1786 Will Archdeaconry 1786 58
Hannah Best * Swanage 1787 Will Archdeaconry 1787 42
John Best * Sandwich alias Swanage 1788 Administration Archdeaconry 1788 20
Henry Parlett * Swanage 1788 Administration Consistory 1788 23
John Cull * Scoles, Purbeck 1788 Will Consistory 1788 213
John Meader * Hareston in Swanage 1788 Will Archdeaconry 1788 12
Edward Stoodley * Swanage 1789 Will Archdeaconry 1789 45
Sarah Smedmore * Swanage 1792 Will and Administration Consistory 1792 90
Elizabeth Warren * Swanage 1793 Administration Archdeaconry 1793 17
Benjamin Bower * Swanage 1794 Will Archdeaconry 1794 26
Joseph Edmonds* Swanage 1794 Will Archdeaconry 1794 51
Christopher Haysome * Swanage 1794 Administration Archdeaconry 1794 24
John Harden * Swanage 1795 Will Archdeaconry 1795 45
Moses Vivien * Swanage 1795 Will Archdeaconry 1795 46
James Flook * Swanage 1797 Will Archdeaconry 1797 58
Charles Pope Shank * Swanage 1797 Administration Archdeaconry 1797 9
Benjamin Bower * Swanage 1799 Will Archdeaconry 1799 53
Alice Fry * Swanage 1799 Will Archdeaconry 1799 52
Susanna Hurlock * Swanage 1800 Will Archdeaconry 1800 57
Mary Cole * Swanage 1801 Administration Archdeaconry 1801 9
Moses Gillingham * Swanage 1802 Will Archdeaconry 1802 56
Thomas Marsh * Swanage 1802 Will Archdeaconry 1802 55
James Marsh * Swanage 1803 Administration Archdeaconry 1803 22
John Cull * Swanage 1804 Will Consistory 1804 214
Thomas Hancock * Swanage 1804 Will Archdeaconry 1804 23
John (senior) Phippard * Swanage 1804 Will Archdeaconry 1804 22
Timothy Chinchen * Swanage 1805 Will Archdeaconry 1805 27
Richard Bridle * Swanage 1807 Administration Archdeaconry 1807 10
John Linnington * Swanage 1808 Administration Archdeaconry 1808 12
Thomas Linnington * Swanage 1808 Will Archdeaconry 1808 42
John Cole * Swanage 1809 Will Bristol Consistory Court 1809 7
Robert Bonfield * Swanage 1810 Will Archdeaconry 1810 34b
James Bower * Swanage 1810 Will Archdeaconry 1810 70
Robert Barnes * Swanage 1811 Administration Archdeaconry 1811 14
Robert (junior) Squibb * Swanage 1811 Administration Archdeaconry 1811 13
Sarah Toms * Swanage 1811 Will Archdeaconry 1811 48
Richard Bower * Swanage 1812 Will Archdeaconry 1812 39
John Stickland * Swanage 1813 Administration Bristol Consistory Court 1813 15
Thomas Lamb * Swanage 1816 Will Archdeaconry 1816 57
Joseph Gover * Swanage 1817 Will Consistory 1817 5
Mary Lamb Hixon * Swanage 1819 Will Archdeaconry 1819 52
Charles Collis * Shapwick 1820 Oath Archdeconry 1820 8
Joseph Ellis * Swanage 1821 Will Archdeaconry 1821 18
John (clerk) Thornton * Swanage 1821 Administration Consistory 1821 16
Thomas Manwell * Swanage 1822 Will Archdeaconry 1822 36
Thomas Rawlins * Swanage 1823 Will Archdeaconry 1823 39
Henry Pushman * Swanage 1824 Will Consistory 1824 39
Joseph Porter * Swanage 1825 Administration Archdeaconry 1825 16
William Cole * Swanage 1826 Will Archdeaconry 1826 43
Howard Collins * Swanage 1826 Will Archdeaconry 1826 44
Thomas Selby * Swanage 1827 Will Archdeaconry 1827 45
Richard Best * Swanage 1828 Administration Archdeaconry 1828 9
Samuel Rawlins * Swanage 1832 Will Archdeaconry 1832 29
Joseph Manwell * Swanage 1833 Will Archdeaconry 1833 22
Ann Warren * Swanage 1835 Will Consistory 1835 - 1836 19
William Curtis Randall * Swanage 1837 Will Archdeaconry 1837 47
Ann Briggs * Swanage 1840 Administration Archdeaconry 1840 17
Thomas Burt * Swanage 1840 Will Archdeaconry 1840 31
William Smith * Swanage 1840 Will Archdeaconry 1840 32
Hester Rawlins * Swanage 1841 Will Archdeaconry 1841 48
Thomas Coleman * Swanage 1842 Will Consistory 1842 1
Benjamin Watson * Swanage 1842 Will Consistory 1842 - 1843 18
Elizabeth Beaton * Swanage 1843 Will Archdeaconry 1843 27
Clare Rawlins * Swanage 1843 Will Archdeaconry 1843 44
Elizabeth Smith * Swanage 1843 Administration Archdeaconry 1843 14
William Hatchard * Swanage 1844 Will Archdeaconry 1844 35
Robert Tizard Roper * Swanage 1845 Administration Archdeaconry 1845 2
Thomas Gould Senneck * Swanage 1846 Administration Archdeaconry 1846 CP/A/S45
Elizabeth White * Swanage 1846 Will Archdeaconry 1846 31
Elizabeth Butler * Swanage 1847 Will Archdeaconry 1847 54
Sarah Cockram * Swanage 1847 Will Archdeaconry 1847 55
Joseph Webber * Swanage 1847 Will Archdeaconry 1847 56
Moses Farwell * Swanage 1848 Administration Consistory 1848 7
Henry Hibbs * Swanage 1849 Administration Archdeaconry 1849 10
Sarah Bartlett Stickland * Swanage 1850 Will Archdeaconry 1850 4
Thomas Hardy * Swanage 1850 Will Archdeaconry 1850 38
Peter Phippard * Swanage 1850 Will Archdeaconry 1850 39
Mary Smith * Swanage 1850 Will Archdeaconry 1850 40
Priscilla Clapcott * Swanage 1850 Administration Archdeaconry 1850 19
Sarah Stickland Hounsell * Swanage 1851 Will Consistory 1851 4
Joseph White * Swanage 1851 Administration Consistory 1851 8
Joseph White * Swanage 1851 Administration Consistory 1851 9
Mary Phippard * Swanage 1852 Will Archdeaconry 1852 19
Ann Hixson * Swanage 1854 Administration Archdeaconry 1854 13
Peter Gover * Swanage 1855 Will Archdeaconry 1855 17
George Cull * Swanage 1856 Will Archdeaconry 1856 4

* Abstracts of transcribed Wills