Worth Matravers

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
John Toope * Cabelston, Purbeck 1664 Will Archdeaconry 1664 33
George Cull * Worth Matravers 1664 Will Archdeaconry 1664 58
Thomas Edmonds alias Young Worth Matravers 1671 Will Archdeaconry 1671 89
Thomas Young alias Edmonds Worth Matravers 1671 Will Archdeaconry 1671 89
John Eyres * Worth Matravers 1671 Will Archdeaconry 1671 87
Henry Gillet * Worth Matravers 1674 Will Archdeaconry 1674 56
William Smith * Worth Matravers 1675 Administration Archdeaconry 1675 82
William Collins * Worth Matravers 1682 Administration Archdeaconry 1682 46
Nathaniell Barnes * Worth Matravers 1684 Administration Archdeaconry 1684 135
Edward Collins * Worth Matravers 1688 Administration Archdeaconry 1688 62
Edward Collins Worth Matravers 1688 Inventory: see also Administration Archdeaconry 1688 81
William Chinchen * Worth Matravers 1691 Administration Archdeaconry 1691 102
Ann Eyres *   1692 Will      
Henry Collins * Worth Matravers 1693 Will Archdeaconry 1693 40
Margery Culliford * Worth Matravers 1694 Will Archdeaconry 1694 53
George Cull Worth Matravers 1695 Administration Archdeaconry 1695 65
George Cull * North Renscombe  in Worth Matravers 1695 Inventory Archdeaconry 1695 73
Samuel Udall Renscombe in Worth Matravers 1695 Administration Archdeaconry 1695 64
Samuel Udall * Remscombe, Purbeck 1695 Inventory Archdeaconry 1695 84
Isaac Clifford * Worth Matravers 1696 Administration Consistory    
Alice Dolling * Worth Matravers 1696 Administration Archdeaconry 1696 38
William Barnes * Worth in Purbeck 1705 Will Archdeaconry 1705 34
Joseph Baten * Worth in Purbeck 1705 Will Archdeaconry 1705 35
John Collier * Quarr in Purbeck 1705 Will Archdeaconry 1705 20
Edward Abbot * Worth Matravers 1708 Will Archdeaconry 1708 22
William Linnington * Worth 1718 Will Archdeaconry 1718 54
Jane Burt * Worth 1718 Will Archdeaconry 1718 55
John Cook * Worth 1718 Will Archdeaconry 1718 53
Martha Cull* Worth Matravers 1719 Will Archdeaconry 1719 28
Alice Cook * Weston in Worth Matravers 1733 Will Archdeaconry 1733 87
Henry Curtis * Worth Matravers 1740 Administration Archdeaconry 1740 42
Robert Pyke * North Matravers 1746 Will and Administration Consistory    
Daniel Masters * North Matravers 1751 Administration Archdeaconry 1751 50
Samuel Smith * Worth Matravers 1766 Will Archdeaconry 1766 60
Richard Bower * Worth Matravers 1767 Will Archdeaconry 1767 97
Edward Smith * North Matravers 1779 Administration Archdeaconry 1779 19
Mellicent Bower * Worth Matravers 1790 Administration Archdeaconry 1790 35
James Smith * Eastington in Purbeck 1792 Will Archdeaconry 1792 21
Ann Smith * Worth Matravers 1795 Will Archdeaconry 1795 20
John Curtis * Worth Matravers 1801 Will Archdeaconry 1801 27
John Windsor * Worth Matravers 1810 Will Archdeaconry 1810 10
Benjamin Jesty * Downshay, Worth Matravers 1816 Will Archdeaconry 1816 20
Robert Cheesman * Worth Matravers 1833 Administration Archdeaconry 1833 2
George Cull * Worth Matravers 1840 Will Archdeaconry 1840 18
William Salway * Worth Matravers 1848 Will Consistory 1848 10
David Caines * Worth Matravers 1852 Will Archdeaconry 1852 47

* Abstracts of transcribed Wills