Toller Fratrum, Dorset Family History Guide

Toller Fratrum is an Ancient Parish in the county of Dorset. Wynford Eagle is a chapelry of Toller Fratrum.

Other places in the parish include: Frogmoor and Frogmore.

Alternative names: Little Toller

Parish church: St. Basil

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1731

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

TOLLER-FRATRUM (St. Basil), a parish, in the union of Dorchester, hundred of Tollerford, Dorchester division of Dorset, 9 miles (N. W. by W.) from Dorchester; containing 67 inhabitants. The parish belonged to the brethren of the order of St. John of Jerusalem, whence it derived its distinguishing appellation Fratrum. The living is a discharged vicarage, with the living of Winford-Eagle annexed, valued in the king’s books at £10. 6.; net income, £161; patron, J. Fleming, Esq. Near the road to Maiden-Newton are traces of an ancient intrenchment, upon an eminence called White Sheet: on Farn down, a barrow was opened many years since, which contained seventeen urns, full of firm bones and black ashes.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Toller-Fratrum, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Toller-Fratrum., 1731-1880 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Winford-Eagle., 1847-1880 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Winford-Eagle (Dorsetshire)

Churchwardens’ accounts, 1714-1885 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire)

Marriage transcripts, 1560-1715 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Winford-Eagle (Dorsetshire)

Marriage transcripts, 1616-1836 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire)

Parish chest and poor law records for Toller Fratum and Winford Eagle, 1714-1885 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire); Toller-Fratrum (Dorset); Winford Eagle (Dorsetshire); Dorset Record Office

Parish registers for Toller-Fratrum, 1558-1999 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire); Church of England. Chapelry of Winford-Eagle (Dorsetshire); Dorset Record Office

Parish registers of Dorsetshire, England Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ryme-Intrinsica (Dorsetshire); Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire); Church of England. Chapelry of Winford-Eagle (Dorsetshire); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Overseers of the poor account books, 1732-1948 Author: Toller-Fratrum (Dorset)

Parish chest and poor law records for Toller Fratum and Winford Eagle, 1714-1885 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Toller-Fratrum (Dorsetshire); Toller-Fratrum (Dorset); Winford Eagle (Dorsetshire); Dorset Record Office

Administration

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