Tincleton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Dorset.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1576
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1733

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

TINCLETON, a parish, in the union of Dorchester, hundred of Piddletown, Dorchester division of Dorset, 5¼ miles (E.) from Dorchester; containing 187 inhabitants. It is bounded on the south by the river Frome, and comprises 1000 acres by computation. The living is a perpetual curacy, valued in the king’s books at £5. 11. 8.; net income, £92; patron, H. C. Sturt, Esq.: the glebe contains about 4 acres. The church is a small structure, the burial-place of the Baynards, of Cliff, of which family it has several memorials.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Census returns for Tincleton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Tincleton., 1732-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Tincleton (Dorsetshire)

Parish registers for Tincleton, 1576-1998 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Tincleton (Dorsetshire); Dorset Record Office


  • County: Dorset
  • Civil Registration District: Dorchester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Whitchurch
  • Poor Law Union: Dorchester
  • Hundred: Puddletown
  • Province: Canterbury

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