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Dorset - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Dorset

Image right Hampreston All Saints


The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.


Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where images of the graves/cemeteries can be seen - mostly Billion Graves or Find a Grave.

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List of Towns

The following list will probably need refining as not all places have cemeteries

Abbotsbury

Adber

Affpuddle

Alderholt

Aller

Allington

Almer

Alton Pancras

Alweston

Anderson

Ansty Cross

Arne

Ashmore

Askerswell

Athelhampton

Badbury Rings

Batcombe

Beaminster

  • Holy Trinity
  • St. Mary

Beer Hackett

Belchalwell

Benville

Bere Regis

  • Berre Regis - St. John Baptist

The Church Monuments Society

Bettiscombe

Bincombe

Birdsmoorgate

Bishops Caundle

Blackdown

Blandford Camp

Blandford Forum

Blandford St Mary

Bloxworth

Boscombe

Bothenhampton

Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth Cemetery

Billion Graves Page

  • Bournemouth Civilian War Dead

Find a Grave

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth Crematorium

Billion Graves Page

Billion Graves Page 2nd page ✘

Billion Graves Page 3rd Page ✘

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Bournemouth Crematorium and North Cemetary

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth, East Cemetery

Billion Graves Page

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth Kinson Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth, North Cemetery

Billion Graves Page

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth, Sacred Heart
  • Bournemouth, St. Mark's Churchyard

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth, St. Peter - Churchyard

Billion Graves Page

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth, St. Stephen
  • Bournemouth, Throop Jewish Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • Bournemouth, Wimborne Road Cemetery

Billion Graves Page

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bourton

Boveridge

Bovington Camp

Bowleaze Cove

Bradford Abbas

Bradford Peverell

Bradpole

Branksome

  • All Saints
  • St. Aldhelm
  • St. Clement

Briantspuddle

Bridport

Broadmayne

Broad Oak

Broadstone

Broadwey

Broadwinsor

Brownsea

Bryanstone

Buckhorn Weston

Buckland Newton

Buckland Ripers

Bucknowle

Burstock

Burton Bradstock

Canford Cliffs

Canford Magna

Cann

Cashmoor

Castletown

Catherston Leweston

Cattistock

Caundle Marsh

Cerne Abbas

Chalbury

Chaldon Herring

Chalmington

Chantmarle

Chardstock

Charlestown

Charlton Marshall

Charminster

  • Charminster - St. Mary

The Church Monuments Society

Charmouth

Chedington

Cheselbourne

Chesil

Chetnole

Chettle

Chickerell

Chideock

Chilcombe

Childhay

Child Okeford

Chilfrome

Chiswel

Christchurch

Church Knowle

  • """Church Knowle - St. Peter

The Church Monuments Society

Clifton Maybank

Colehill

Compton Abbas

Compton Valence

Coombe Keynes

Corfe Castle

Corfe Mullen

Corscombe

Coryates

Cranborne

  • Cranborne - St. Mary & St. Bartholomew

The Church Monuments Society

Creech

Crossways

Dewlish

Dorchester

  • All Saints
  • Holy Trinity
  • St. Mary
  • St Peter

The Church Monuments Society

Dottery

Drimpton

Durdle Door

Durweston

East Burton

East Chaldon

East Chelborough

East Holme (extra parochial)

East Knighton

East Lulworth

Easton

East Orchard

East Stoke

East Stour

Edmondsham

Evershot

Eype

Farnham

Farrington

Ferndown

Fiddleford

Fifehead Magdalen

  • Fifehead Magdalene - St. Mary Magdalene

The Church Monuments Society

Fifehead Neville

Fifehead St Quintin

Fishpond Bottom

Fleet

Folke

Fontmell Magna

Forde Abbey

Fordington

Forston

Fortuneswell

Frampton

  • Frampton - St. Mary

The Church Monuments Society

Frome St Quintin

Frome Vauchurch

Frome Whitfield

Gillingham

  • Gillingham St. Mary

The Church Monuments Society

Glanvilles Wootton

Goathill

Godmanstone

  • Godmanstone - Holy Trinity

The Church Monuments Society

Grimstone

Grove

Gussage

  • All Saints

  • St Andrew
  • St Michael

Halstock

Hammoon

Hampreston

Hamworthy

Hanford

Hawkchurch

Haydon

Hazelbury Bryan

Hermitage

Herston

Highcliffe

Higher Bockhampton

Higher Kingcombe

Higher Wraxall

Hilton

Hinton Martell

Hinton Parva

Hinton St Mary

  • Hinton St.Mary -St. Peter

The Church Monuments Society

Holme East - see East Holme

Holdenhurst

Holnest

Holt

Holt Heath

Holwell

Holworth

Holywell

Hooke

Horton - St. Wolfreda

The Church Monuments Society

Horton with Woodlands

Huntingford

Hurn

Hyde

Ibberton

Iwerne Courtney

Iwerne Minster

Iwerne Steepleton

Kimmeridge

Kingcombe

King's Stag

Kingston

Kingston Lacy

Kingston Maurward

Kingston Russell

Kington Magna

  • All Saints Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list

Kinson

Knowlton

Langton Herring

Langton Long Blandford

Langton Matravers

Leigh

Leweston (extra-parochial)

Lillington

Lilliput

Little Bredy

Littlemoor

Litton Cheney

Loders

Long Bredy

Long Burton

Long Crichel

Longham

Loscombe

Lower Bockhampton

Lower Burton

Lower Kingcombe

Lower Wraxall

Lulworth Cove

Lydlinch

Lyme Regis

Lyons Gate

Lytchett Matravers

Lytchett Minster

Maiden Castle

Maiden Newton

Mangerton

Manston

Mapperton

Mappowder

Margaret Marsh

Marnhull

  • Marnhull - St. Gregory

The Church Monuments Society

Marshwood

Martinstown

Melbury Abbas

Melbury Bubb

Melbury Osmond

  • Melbury Osmund - St. Osmund

The Church Monuments Society

Melbury Sampford

  • Melbury Sampford - Church in private hands

The Church Monuments Society

Melcombe Bingham

Melcombe Horsey

Melcombe Regis

Melplash

Middlemarsh

Milborne St Andrew

Milborne Stileham

Milton Abbas

  • Milton Abbas - Milton Abbey

The Church Monuments Society

Minterne Magna

  • Minterne Magna - St. Andrews

The Church Monuments Society

Minterne Parva

Monkton Up Wimborne

Monkton Wyld

Morcombelake

Morden

  • Morden - St. Mary

The Church Monuments Society

More Crichel

Moreton

  • St Nicholas Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list 34 Graves

Mosterton

Motcombe

Mudeford

Netherbury

Nether Cerne

  • Nether Cerne - All Saints

The Church Monuments Society

Nether Compton

Nettlecombe

North Poorton

North Wootton

Nottington

Notton

Oborne

Okeford Fitzpaine

Organford

Osmington

Osmington Mills

Over Compton

Owermoigne

Pamphill

Parkstone

Pentridge

Piddlehinton

Piddletrenthide

Pilsdon

Pimperne

Plush

Poole

  • Poole, All Saints - Churchyard

Billion Graves Page

Poole St James

Portesham

Portland

  • Municipal Cemetery

http://www.gravestonephotos.com/public/cemetery.php?cemetery=219&scrwidth=1274 Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list] 35 Graves

  • Portland - St George Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list 38 Graves

  • Portland (Easton) St. Geogre

The Church Monuments Society

Powerstock

Poxwell

Poyntington

Preston

Puddletown

  • Puddletown - St. Marey the Virgin

The Church Monuments Society

Pulham

Puncknowle

Purse Caundle

Radipole

Rampisham

Ringstead

Rodden

Ryme Intrinseca

Salwayash

Sandbanks

Sandford

Seaborough

Seatown

Shaftesbury

  • Holy Trinity
  • St James
  • St Peter

Shapwick

Sherborne

  • Sherborne Abbey

The Church Monuments Society

Shillingstone

Shipton Gorge

Shitterton

Shroton

Silton

  • Silton - St. Nicholas

The Church Monuments Society

Sixpenny Handley

Southbourne

South Perrott

Southwell

Spetisbury

Stalbridge

Stalbridge Weston

Stanbridge

Stapehill

Steeple

Stinsford

St. Leonards

Stoborough

Stock Gaylard

Stockwood

Stoke Abbot

Stoke Wake

Stourpaine

Stour Provost

Stour Row

Stourton Caundle

Stratton

Studland

Sturminster Marshall

Sturminster Newton

Sutton Poyntz

Sutton Waldron

Swanage

  • All Saints
  • St. Mary

Swyre

Sydling St Nicholas

Symondsbury

Tarrant Crawford

Tarrant Gunville

Tarrant Hinton

Tarrant Keyneston

Tarrant Launceston

Tarrant Monkton

Tarrant Rawston

Tarrant Rushton

Thorncombe

Thornford

Thornicombe

Tincleton

Todber

Toller Fratrum

Toller Porcorum

Toller Whelme

Tolpuddle

Trent

  • Trent - St. Andrew

The Church Monuments Society

Tuckton

Turners Puddle

Turnworth

Tyneham

Ulwell

Upcerne

Uploders

Upton

Upwey

Verwood

Wakeham

Walditch

Walford

Wambrook

Wareham

  • Holy Trinity
  • St Martin
  • Lady St Mary

Warmwell

Watercombe (extra-parochial)

Waterloo

Waytown

West Bay

West Bexington

Westbourne

West Chelborough

  • West Chelborough - St. Andrew

The Church Monuments Society

West Compton

West Knighton

  • West Knighton - St. Peter

The Church Monuments Society

West Lulworth

West Milton

West Moors

Weston

West Orchard

West Parley

West Stafford

  • West Stafford - St. Andrew

The Church Monuments Society

West Stour

West Woodyates (extra-parochial)


Weymouth

  • Holy Trinity
  • St. John
  • St. Mary
  • St Mary Baptist Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list 12 Graves

Whitchurch Canonicorum

Whitcombe

Wick

Wimborne

  • Wimborne All Saints
  • Wimborne Minster

The Church Monuments Society

  • Wimborne St Giles

The Church Monuments Society

Whitchurch

  • Whitchurch - Canonicorum St. Candida

The Church Monuments Society

Winfrith Newburgh

Winkton

Winterborne Anderson

Winterborne Abbas

Winterborne Came

  • Winterborne Came - St. Peter

The Church Monuments Society

Winterborne Clenston

Winterborne Herringston

Winterborne Houghton

Winterborne Kingston

Winterborne Monkton

Winterborne Muston

Winterborne St Martin

Winterborne Steepleton

Winterborne Stickland

Winterborne Tomson

Winterborne Whitchurch

Winterborne Zelstone

Witchampton

Woodcutts

Woodlands

Woodsford

Woodyates

Wool

  • Holy Rood
  • St. Joseph

Woolland

Wooth

Wootton Fitzpaine

Wootton Glanville

Worbarrow

Worth Matravers

Wraxall

Wyke Regis

Wynford Eagle

Yetminster

References and Sources