Beer Hackett, Dorset Family History Guide

Beer Hackett is an Ancient Parish in the county of Dorset.

Other places in the parish include: Knighton.

Alternative names: Beerhackett

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1549
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1580

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BEER-HACKET (St. Michael), a parish, in the union and hundred of Sherborne, Sherborne division of Dorset, 5 miles (S. W. by S.) from Sherborne; containing 103 inhabitants, and comprising 907 acres, of which 53 are common or waste. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £6. 2. 8½., and in the gift of the family of Munden, and W. Helyer, Esq., the latter of whom has every fourth presentation: the tithes have been commuted for £164, and the glebe consists of 38 acres.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Beer-Hackett, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Beer-Hackett, 1580-1879 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beer-Hackett (Dorsetshire)

Churchwardens’ accounts, 1730-1945 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beer-Hackett (Dorsetshire)

Parish registers for Beer-Hackett, 1549-1993 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beer-Hackett (Dorsetshire); Dorset Record Office

Parish registers for Beer-Hackett, 1549-1993 Author: Willmott, Winifred Moore; Church of England. Parish Church of Beer-Hackett (Dorsetshire)

The registers of Beer Hackett, Dorset from 1549 to 1812 Author: Fry, Edw. Alex. (Edward Alexander), 1854-1934

Parish printout of Beer Hackett parish, Dorsetshire, England

Land and property

Poor law records, 1719-1908 Author: Beer-Hackett (Dorset)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Poor law records, 1719-1908 Author: Beer-Hackett (Dorset)

Taxation

Poor law records, 1719-1908 Author: Beer-Hackett (Dorset)

Administration

  • County: Dorset
  • Civil Registration District: Sherborne
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 - None, Post-1846 - Shaftesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Sherborne
  • Hundred: Sherborne
  • Province: Canterbury