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Thursday, 2 June 2011

News Clipping: 400 years of county lives now online

A Total of 2.1million baptism, marriage, wills and burial records from Dorset have been published online today, revealing the fortunes of families from cradle to grave. The Dorset Records 1565-2001 will be welcomed by historians, and residents trying to trace their ancestors. Famous Dorset residents feature on the Ancestry.co.uk website including Thomas Hardy’s parents, fossil collector Mary Anning and Tolpuddle Martyr James Hammet.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 2nd June 2011

READ MORE - Source: www.Ancestry.co.uk - blog Announcement – New Dorset Parish Record & Dorset Wills and Probate Records Released

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