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Visitation of Dorsetshire in 1565

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  • John Huddy (deceased)
  • William Huddy (deceased)
  • Richard Huddy (deceased)
  • William Huddy (c.1490 - d.)
    William Hody1 M, #203553 Last Edited=19 Aug 2006 William Hody lived at Pillesdon, Dorset, England.1 Child of William Hody 1.Mary Hody+2 d. 19 Nov 1587 Citations 1.[S37] Volume 1, pa...
  • Richard Abington (deceased)
    Family recorded in the Visitation of Dorsetshire in 1565

This project is sub-project of the Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales Project. See the main project page for more info: Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales

This project catalogues all the families recorded in the following publication:

Metcalfe, Walter C., ed. (1887). The Visitation of Dorsetshire, A.D. 1565, by William Harvey, Clarenceux King of Arms. Exeter: William Pollard & Co.

Descendants researching families in the Visitation are encouraged to join and help add other family members listed in the visitation.

Dorsetshire families chronicled in this Visitation. The links go to the most recent generation chronicled in the Visitation. In other words, the family actually visited by the King of Arms:

  • Abington, of Over Compton - p. 1
  • Alye, of Gussage St. Andrew - p. 2
  • Anketell, of East Almer - p. 2
  • Ashley, of Up Wimborne Saint Giles - p. 3
  • Bingham, of Binghams Melcombe - p. 4
  • Birt, of Caundle Marsh - p. 5
  • Blount, Lord Mountjoy, of Great Canford - p. 6
  • Browne, of Frampton - p. 7
  • Buckler, of Causeway in Radipole - p. 8
  • Cheverell (Sacheverell), of Chauntmarell - p. 8
  • Chudleigh, of Stroud - p. 9
  • Coker, of Ashbosom in Stourpaine - p. 10
  • Coker, of Mapowder - p. 10
  • Cruckern, of Childhay in Broad Windsor - p. 11
  • Dackombe, of Srepleton - p. 12
  • Erlington, of Wollcomb - p. 13
  • Erle, of Charleborough - p. 13
  • Fauntleroy, of Fauntleroy's Marsh - p. 13
  • Filioll, of Knight Street - p. 14
  • Fowke, of Symondsbury - p. 15
  • Frampton, of Mrton - p. 15
  • Galle, of Stalbridge - p. 16
  • Grey, of Kingston Marwood - p. 16
  • Gunter, of Milton and Axford, co. Wits. - p. 17
  • Hannam, of Purse Caundle - p. 18
  • Hardy, of Toller Welme in Corscomb - p. 18
  • Hawles, of Up Wimborne Muncross - p. 19
  • Hebbes, of Corton in Portisham - p. 19
  • Howard, Viscount Bindon, of East Lulworth - p. 19
  • Huddy, of Hamoon and Pillesdon - p. 21
  • Huddy, of St. James's in Shaftesbury - p. 22
  • Huntley, of Milborne St. Andrew - p. 22
  • Hussey, of Silton and Edmondsham - p. 22
  • Hyde, of Gussage St. Michael - p. 24
  • Keilway, of Stalbridge - p. 24
  • Keilway, of Lillington - p. 25
  • Knight, of Hooke - p. 25
  • Knoell, of Sandford Orcas, co. Somerset - p. 25
  • Kymer, of West Chelborough - p. 26
  • Larder, of Loders - p. 26
  • Leweston, of Leweston - p. 27
  • Lovell, of Tarrant Rawston - p. 28
  • Lovell, of Tarrant Merifield - p. 28
  • Martin, of Park Pale - p. 29
  • Megges, of Bradford Peverell - p. 30
  • Mere, of Sherborne - p. 31
  • Molineux, of Cranborne - p. 31
  • Morgan, of South Mapperton - p. 32
  • Peerce, of Corfe Hill - p. 34
  • Percy, of Shaftesbury - p. 34
  • Powlet, of Hooke - p. 35
  • Ryves, of Damory Court - p. 36
  • Samwayes, of Toller - p. 36
  • Strangman, of Winterborne Martyn - p. 37
  • Strangwayes, of Winterborne - p. 37
  • Stode, of Parnham in Beminster - p. 38
  • Sydenham, of Winford Eagle - p. 39
  • Thornhull, of Thornhull - p. 40
  • Trenchard, of Lytchett Matravers - p. 40
  • Tucker, of Woodland - p. 41
  • Turberville, of Whitcurch - p. 41
  • Turberville, of Bere Regis - p. 42
  • Tytherlegh, of Knowle - p. 43
  • Uvedall, of Horton - p. 44
  • Vaughan, of Shapwick - p. 45
  • Watkins, of Holwell - p. 46
  • Welburne, of Bridport - p. 46
  • White, of Fittleford - p. 47
  • Williams, of Heringston - p. 47
  • Willoughby, of Turner's Pyddell - p. 48
  • Willoughby, of Silton - p. 49
  • Wodham, of Catherston Lewston - p. 49

Caution

Visitations are an excellent way of identifying medieval and Tudor ancestors. Care should be taken with them however, as they were often based on family memory and contain errors.

As with all sources used in tracing your family history, whenever possible the information gained should be used to direct you to other contemporary sources (such as wills, inquisitions post mortem, etc.), so you can verify what you have found out.