INDEX: A – C

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Surname
First name
Year
Date
Place of death
Age
Description
Cause of death
Informant
AILLS
Peggy
1844
3 Jul
Bradford Peverell
53
Wife of John Aills, labourer
Decay of nature
Hannah Ayls, present at death, Bradford Peverell
ALFORD
James
1848
21 Sep
Motcombe
76
Labourer
Bronchitis 2 years. Certified
The mark of Rose Alford, present at death, Motcombe
ALLEN
Fanny
1864
30 Aug
Blyke Street, Shaftesbury
53
Widow of George Allen, jobbing labourer
Diarrhoea. Certified
The mark of Caroline Burgess, present at the death, Parsons Pool, Shaftesbury
ALLEN
George
1855
29 Mar
Enmore Green, Motcombe
45
Sack carrier
Phthisis 2 years. Certified
The mark of Elizabeth Allen, present at death, Enmore Green
ALLINGHAM
Elizabeth
1860
6 May
Canford
86
Widow of the late William Allingham, labourer
Natural decay of old age. Not certified
Anne Crabb, granddaughter, present at death, Upton Grove, Canford
ALNER
Lydia
1852
12 Oct
Dorset County Hospital, Holy Trinity, Dorchester
33
Servant
Diffused inflamation of the cellular tissue. Certified
William George Bacot, present at death, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
AMANS
Sarah
1859
12 Oct
Long Street, Sherborne
66
Wife of George Amans, plasterer
Decayed lungs. Shingles. General decay. Certified
Charlotte Amans, in attendance, Newland, Sherborne
AMEY
Mary Ann
1853
26 Sep
Edmondsham
26
Wife of Henry Amey, labourer
Disease of heart 9 months. Dropsy 3 months. Certified
The mark of Elizabeth West, in attendance, Edmondsham
APLIN
Edwin
1875
1 Jun
North Allerton
47
Machine fitter
Splenic disease. Pneumonia. Certified by Francis Scott MRCS
The mark of Elizabeth Haines, present at the death, North Allerton
APLIN
James
1873
9 Nov
Drimpton, Broadwinsor
86
Farm labourer
Serous apoplexy. Certified
The mark of Ann Aplin, present at the death, Drimpton, Broadwinsor
APPLIN
Eliza Louisa
1874
23 Aug
Square, Wimborne
26
Housekeeper
Syncope from pericardial effuxion [pericardial effusion]. Certified
Wm. Applin, present at the death, Square, Wimborne
APPLIN
Henry
1860
19 Feb
New Buildings, Blandford
39
Chelsea pensioner
Phthisis 2 years. Certified
Betty Parsons, present at the death, New Buildings, Blandford
APPLIN
Jane
1861
7 Jul
Fontmell
51
Wife of Edward Applin, farmer
Chronic bronchitis 15 years. Certified
Edward Applin, present at death, Fontmell
APPLIN
Maria
1861
8 Oct
Gaunts’, Wimborne
78
Widow of Thomas Edward Applin, farm bailiff
Natural decay. Certified
Henry Applin, present at the death, Gaunts’, Wimborne
APPLIN
Thomas Edward
1850
24 Feb
Hinton Martell
68
Bailiff
Epileptic fits. Certified
Richard Applin, present at the death, Hinton Martell
ARNOLD
Aaron
1866
10 Aug
Mount Pleasant, Lytchett Matravers
63
Gardener
Fell 10 feet from a waggon & accidentally killed
Information received from Thomas Rawlins, coroner for the hundred of Cogdean. Inquest held eleventh August 1866
ARNOLD
George
1860
20 Nov
Mill Lane, Cann
72
Gardener
Bronchitis many years. Ascites & anasarca 5 months. Certified
The mark of Thomas Arnold, present at death, St. John’s Hill, Shaftesbury
ARNOLD
Henry
1843
7 May
Tarrant Keinston [Tarrant Keyneston]
82
Collar maker
Old age
The mark of Elizabeth Arnold, present at the death, Tarrant Keinston
ARNOLD
Mary
1860
19 Sep
Hamside, Poole
85
Widow of James Arnold, shepherd
Old age. No medical attendant
Sarah Musselwhite, present at the death, Hamside, Poole
BACON
Thomas
1838
13 Apr, 10am
Isle of Brownsea, Studland
77
Gardener
Paralysis
John Cheesman, son-in-law, in attendance, cordwainer, Poole
BAILEY
Ann
1866
17 Oct
Cheddington
74
Widow of John Bailey, mason
Disease of the heart. Dropsy. Certified
The mark of Susan Burridge, present at the death, Cheddington
BAILEY
Elizabeth
1843
24 Dec
Osmington
70
Widow of John Bailey, labourer (deceased)
Dropsy
The mark of John Bailey, occupier, Osmington
BAILEY
Emily Martha
1860
20 Feb
Osmington
3
Daughter of Thomas Bailey, agricultural labourer
Pneumonia 4 days. Certified
The mark of Angelina Bailey, present at the death, Osmington
BAILEY
John
1840
16 Dec
Osmington
72
Labourer
Visitation of God
John Wallis, coroner, Dorchester
BAILEY
John
1862
13 Feb
Cheddington
73
Master mason
Apoplexy. Paralysis. Certified
The mark of Mary Bailey, in attendance, Cheddington
BAILEY
Mary
1873
26 Feb
Alderholt, Cranborne
75
Wife of William Bailey, formerly a potter
Enlargement of liver 3 years. Jaundice 1 year. Certified
Mary Lockyer, in attendance, Alderholt, Cranborne
BAILEY
Rosina
1864
23 Feb
Osmington
14
Daughter of Thomas Bailey, agricultural labourer
Epilepsy 2 week[s]. Certified
Mary Ann Bailey, in attendance, Osmington
BAILEY
William
1855
17 Jan
Osmington
44
Agricultural labourer
Variola. Certified
The mark of John Bailey, present at the death, Osmington
BAILEY
William George
1863
28 May
Alderholt, Cranborne
2
Son of Thomas Bailey, potter’s labourer
Chronic hydrocephalus 2 years. Certified
Hannah Bailey, present at the death, Alderholt, Cranborne
BARNES
Ann
1857
16 Oct
Poorstock
46
Wife of William Barnes, labourer
Idiotsy transition. Certified
The mark of Fanny Gale, in attendance, Poorstock
BARNES
William
1870
16 Mar
Pointington [Poyntington]
49
Cattle dealer
Bright’s disease of the kidney. Certified
Thos. Hoddinott, in attendance, Coombe, Sherborne
BARNWELL
Alfred
1859
6 May
Yetminster
48
Plumber
Consumption. Not certified
The mark of Joan Pitman, in attendance, Yetminster
BARROW
Mary Agnes
1840
11 May
Spettisbury
75
Spinster lady
Paralysis
Mary Annie Hall, present at the death, Spettisbury
BARTER
Elizabeth
1862
12 May
Frome Whitfield, Holy Trinity [Dorchester]
28
Wife of John Barter, dairyman
Phthisis. Certified
The mark of Mary Ann Ailles, present at death, Grove Buildings, Fordington
BARTLETT
John
1866
13 Apr
Union workhouse, Fordington [Dorchester Union]
89
Agricultural labourer
[‘Phthisis’ crossed out] Bronchitis. Certified
The mark of Edward Cosh, present at death, Union workhouse, Fordington
BASON
William
1857
4 Dec
Cockett Hill, Morden
37
Son of Thomas Bason. Agricultural labourer
Epilepsy & fits – many years. Certified
Thomas Bason, present at the death, Cockett Hill, Morden
BASTABLE
Matilda Mary
1856
23 May
New Buildings, Blandford
36
Wife of Joseph Bastable, iron founder
Bilious fever. Not certified
The mark of Priscilla Bastable, present at the death, New Buildings, Blandford
BATTEN
Emanuel
1856
5 Jan
Union workhouse, Sherborne
46
Farm labourer
Chronic gastric dyspepsia. Diarrhoea 11 days. Certified
Mary Ann Smith, present at the death, union workhouse, Sherborne
BAVERSTOCK
Sarah
1843
3 Apr
Tarrant Gunville
81
Widow of Thomas Baverstock, servant
Apoplexy & paralysis
The mark of John Bungay, in attendance, Tarrant Gunville
BEAMENT
Elizabeth
1863
26 Mar
Long Critchell [Long Crichel]
45
Wife of George Beament, farmer
Peritonitis 2 weeks. Bronchitis 1 day. Pneumonia 1 day. Certified
The mark of Uri Gumbleton, present at the death, Long Critchell
BEAMENT
John
1839
25 Feb, 6pm
Long Critchell
65
Parish clerk
Consumption
Sarah Beament, present at death, Long Critchell
BEAMENT
Mary
1842
18 Oct
Beaminster
30
Wife of William Beament, carpenter
Disease of the heart
The mark of Susan Hill, present at the death, Beaminster
BENNETT
William James
1867
15 Sep
Dorset County Hospital, Holy Trinity, Dorchester
21
House surgeon at the Dorset County Hospital. MRCS Lond. LSA Lond.
Tuberculosis. Tubercular disease of brain about 4 months. Certified
Susan Dansy, present at death, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
BLANDFORD
Nehemiah
1857
4 Jan
Bryanston Street, Blandford
19
Painter & glazier (journeyman)
Phlegmonous erysipelas – weeks. Effusion on the brain. Certified
The mark of Ann Blandford, present at the death, Bryanston Street, Blandford
BOLT
Ann
1844
27 Oct
Longfleet
73
Wife of William Bolt, bricklayer
Natural decay
The mark of Sarah Barter, present at the death, High Street, Poole
BOND
Ferdinando
1849
24 Apr
Chardstock
18
Son of William Bond, yeoman
Jaundice. Certified
The mark of Eliza Beer, present at the death, Chardstock
BOND
Fernando
1843
2 Nov
Chardstock
79
Gentleman
Old age
C. Bond, present at the death, Chardstock
BOND
Mary Ann
1875
3 Jan
Chardstock
62
Wife of William Bond, farmer
Decline. Certified by N. W. Spicer MRCS
Wm. Bond, husband of deceased, present at the death, Chardstock
BONYNGE
Robert
1865
1 Apr
Vern
14
Son of James Bonynge, Serg. 87 Regt. [Sergeant, 87th Regiment]
Typhoid fever. Certified
James Bonynge, present at the death, Vern, Portland
BOWDITCH
John
1858
2 Jun
Ven, Stoke Abbott
46
Farmer
Apoplexy. Certified
Henry Pitcher, present at the death, Dottery, Loders
BOWER
Mary
1842
20 Jul, 2am
Langton Matravers
24
Wife of Job Bower, stone mason
Typhus gravior
The mark of Deborah Phippard, present at death, Langton Matravers
BOWERN
Susannah
1839
30 Apr
Glynfield, Hampreston
80
Wife of Richard Bowern, labourer
Influenza
The mark of Jane Habgood, present at the death, Glynfield, Hampreston
BOWRING
Ann Jane
1861
1 Jan
Winterborne St. Martin
69
Wife of James Bowring, agricultural labourer
Decay. Certified
The mark of Louisa Bowring, present at the death, Winterborne St. Martin
BOWRING
Fanny
1857
2 Mar
Piddletown
38
Cook. Domestic servant
Consumption 11 months. Certified
The mark of Sarah Bowring, present at the death, Piddletown
BOWRING
George
1869
22 Jul
West House, Kinson
30
Miller journeyman
Phthisis 16 months. Certified
The mark of Sarah Cherrett, present at the death, West House, Kinson
BOWRING
Richard
1853
30 Apr
Leigh, Wimborne
91
Labourer
Old age. Bronchitis. Certified
The mark of Susannah Allen, present at the death, Colehill, Wimborne
BOWRING
Sarah Ann
1847
11 Dec
Winterborne St. Martin
1y 8m
Daughter of John Bowring, labourer
Consumption. Not certified
The mark of Hannah Bowring, in attendance, Winterborne St. Martin
BRAGG
Robert
1872
13 Jan
Bradford Abbas
61
Agricultural labourer
Bright’s disease. Certified
The mark of Rachel Bragg, present at the death, Bradford Abbas
BRICKELL
Stephen
1837
2 Nov, 6.15pm
Motcombe
68
Labourer
Consumption
The mark of Mary Huse, Enmore Green, present at death
BROWN
John
1849
2 Jul
Lagland Street, Poole
69
Mariner
Asiatic cholera 18 hours. Certified
The mark of Elizabeth Harland, present at the death, Lagland Street, Poole
BROWN
John
1872
29 Feb
Taylor’s Buildings, Poole
65
Master mariner of a yacht
Senile decay. Morbus cordis. Certified
Elizabeth Chick, present at the death, Lagland Street, Poole
BROWNE
Grace
1849
9 Sep
Beaminster
69
Wife of Thomas Browne, labourer
Dropsy. Certified
The mark of Thomas Browne, present at the death, Beaminster
BROWNE
Philip John Edward
1860
25 Jan
Parkstone
87
Vice Admiral, R.N.
Paralysis 6 days. Certified
The mark of Margaret Kelley, present at the death, Parkstone
BULLEN
William
1861
10 Jul
Owermoigne
66
Agricultural labourer
Hydrothorax. Certified
The mark of Ann Bishop, present at the death, Owermoigne
BURDEN
Frederick
1863
14 Jul
Newbury, Gillingham
22
Methodist preacher
Phthisis. 1 year. Certifed
Charles Burden, present at the death, Newbury, Gillingham
BURDEN
William
1871
8 May
Gillingham
18
Son of Charles Burden, miller
Phthisis. Certified
Charles Burden, present at the death, Gillingham
BURT
James
1847
28 May
Preston
91
Labourer
General debility. Not certified
The mark of Sarah Burt, occupier, Preston
BURT
Mary
1871
9 Jul
Preston
80
Widow of William Burt, farm labourer
Decay of nature. No medical attendant
The mark of Elizabeth Bailey, present at the death, Preston
BURT
William
1864
21 Nov
Preston
76
Agricultural labourer
Senility. No medical attendant
James Spencer, present at the death, Preston
BUTT
Amelia
1863
9 Nov
Iwerne Courtney
36
Wife of Frederick Butt, agricultural labourer
Consumption. Not certified
The mark of Maria Newell, present at the death, Iwerne Courtney
CAPEL
Henry
1854
3 Feb
Dorset County Hospital, Holy Trinity, Dorchester
9
Son of John Capel, carter
Exhaustion from tubercular disease. Certified
The mark of Frances Jeans, in attendance, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
CASE
Charles
1858
27 Apr
Littlewinsor, Broadwinsor
27
Son of Joseph Case, farm labourer
Bronchitis 10 weeks. Certified
The mark of Phillis Case, present at the death, Littlewinsor, Broadwinsor
CHARLES
Mary
1846
4 Sep
Radipole
75
Wife of Thomas Charles, labourer
Dropsy. Not certified
The mark of Thomas Charles, present at the death, Preston
CHICK
Isabella
1860
9 Dec
Union Place, Wyke Regis [Weymouth Union]
77
Widow of John Chick, mariner, H.M. Packet Service
Natural decay. No medical attendant
Elizabeth Chick, present at the death, 3 Cope Street, Weymouth
CHILDS
Thomas
1838
23 Jan
Melbury Osmond
96
Weaver
Natural decay
The mark of Christopher Hurlstone, present at death, Melbury Osmond
CHRISTOPHER
[female]
1845
13 Feb
Parkstone
Less than 10 mins
Daughter of Betsey Christopher, servant
Wilfully murdered by its mother cutting her throat with a knife
H. M. Aldridge, coroner, Market Street, Poole
CHRISTOPHER
Ann
1869
11 Aug
Upwey
56
Widow of James Christopher, coast guard
Disease of the heart & dropsy. Certified
Ann Shiller, present at the death, Upwey
CHRISTOPHER
Betsey
1850
29 Dec
Lytchett Minster
24
Servant
Pulmonary consumption 6 months. Certified
The mark of Isabella Christopher, present at the death, Lytchett Minster
CHRISTOPHER
George
1843
29 May
Longfleet
78
Labourer
Biliary disease & old age
Mary Swatridge, in attendance, Poole Union workhouse
CHRISTOPHER
James
1847
12 Feb
Lytchett Minster
83
Labourer
Haematuria 1 week. Certified
The mark of Maria Benden, in attendance, Lytchett Minster
CHRISTOPHER
Jane
1860
23 Oct
Poole Union workhouse, Longfleet
86
Widow of James Christopher, field labourer
Diarrhoea 4 days. Certified
The mark of Elizabeth Jupe, present at the death, Poole Union workhouse, Longfleet
CHRISTOPHER
Lawrence
1871
2 Aug
Horn Castles, Sherborne
64
Basket maker
Dilatation of heart 3 months. Dropsy. Certified
Charles H. Baker, present at the death, Cold Harbour, Sherborne
CHURCHILL
Ann
1867
23 Jul
Burton Bradstock
78
Widow of John Churchill, agricultural labourer
Cancer of the stomach. Certified
The mark of Jane Mills, present at the death, Burton Bradstock
CHURCHILL
John
1864
15 Apr
Union workhouse, Bradpole [Bridport Union]
84
Farm labourer
Natural decay. Certified
The mark of Thomas Hallett, in attendance, union workhouse, Bradpole
CLARK
Harriet
1844
15 Feb
Union workhouse, Weymouth
7m
Pauper
Inflammation of the chest
Richard Bush, in attendance, union workhouse, Weymouth
CLARKSON (or CLAXTON)
William
1839
22 May
Abbotsbury
62
Flint cutter
Consumption
The mark of Betty Blanchard, present at the death, Abbotsbury
COBB
Kezia
1870
7 Sep
Old Road, Wimborne
36
Daughter of William Cobb, a farm labourer (deceased)
Disease of heart. Certified
The mark of Jane Cutler, present at the death, Old Road, Wimborne
COBB
Mary
1864
11 Feb
Union workhouse, Wimborne
77
Widow of William Cobb, agricultural labourer
Decay of nature. Certified
Maria Batchelor, present at the death, Union workhouse, Wimborne
COFFIN
Anna
1861
4 Jan
Durngate Street, All Saints, Dorchester
13
Daughter of John Coffin, blacksmith (journeyman)
Renal dropsy. Certified
Jane Ann Coffin, in attendance, Durngate Street, Dorchester
COFFIN
Charles
1866
22 Dec
Durngate Street, All Saints, Dorchester
2
Son of John Coffin, journeyman blacksmith
Pleurisy bronchitis. Certified
Mary Ann Coffin, present at death, Durngate Street, Dorchester
COFFIN
Nehemiah
1854
1 Nov
Mill Street, Fordington
1
Son of John Coffin, blacksmith
Hooping cough [whooping cough]. Not certified
Mary Ann Coffin, present at death, Mill Street, Fordington
COLE
Daniel
1863
2 Sep
Buckland Newton
40
Agricultural labourer
Accidentally killed by falling from a wheat rick
Information received from Henry Lock, deputy coroner for Dorsetshire. Inquest held 3rd September 1863
COLE
John
1853
2 Dec
Stourpain
91
Yeoman
Old age. No medical attendant
John Poole, in attendance, Stourpain
COOMBS
Jeremiah
1840
12 Feb
Folke
26
Labourer
Accident by a fall & injury to spinal marrow
Thomas Fooks, coroner, Sherborne
COOMBS
Mary
1842
8 Sep
Witchampton
80
Wife of George Coombs, labourer
Decline
The mark of Sarah Coombs, present at the death, Witchampton
COUNTER
Mary
1856
4 Jul
East Street, Blandford
75
Wife of Richard Counter, ostler
Dropsy – years. Certified
The mark of Richard Counter, present at the death, East Street, Blandford
COURAGE
James
1872
8 Jul
Hammoon
41
Labourer
Accidental death by falling from a load of hay
Information received from J. C. Leach, coroner for the Shaftesbury & Sturminster District, Sturminster Newton. Inquest held the 12th day of August 1872
COURAGE
Mary
1847
11 Jan
Shillingstone
85
Widow of Thomas Courage, labourer
Old age. No medical attendant
The mark of Jane Cuff, present at the death, Shillingstone
COURTNEY
Sarah
1838
25 Feb
Charminster
1y 6m
Labourer [father’s occupation]
Measles
The mark of Elizabeth Courtney, mother, present at death, Charminster
COX
Absalom
1851
1 Jul
Grove Buildings, Fordington
47
Labourer
Continued fever 6 weeks. Certified
Susan Barge, present at death, Grove Buildings, Fordington
COX
Bernard
1860
18 Nov
Puncknowle
61
Farmer
Ulceration & cancer of the stomach. Certified
Levi Cox, present at the death, Puncknowle
COX
Bernard
1874
26 Dec
Puncknowle
52
Farmer
Bronchitis. Certified
Levi Cox, present at the death, Puncknowle
COX
Eliza
1857
19 Jun
Acreman Street, Sherborne
6
Daughter of Charles Cox, farm labourer
Febrile attack. Typhus 2 weeks. Certified
The mark of Elizabeth Cox, present at the death, Acreman Street, Sherborne
COX
Elizabeth
1843
6 Oct
Puncknowle
8
Daughter of Bernard Cox, yeoman
Scarlet fever 2 weeks
The mark of Mary Tompkins, in attendance, Puncknowle
COX
Elizabeth Caroline
1865
26 Jan
Puncknowle
44
Wife of Bernard Cox, farmer
Rheumatism affecting the heart. Certified
Levi Cox, present at the death, Puncknowle
COX
John
1840
21 Jul
Bradford Peverell
68
Yeoman
Dropsy
The mark of Grace Moore, in attendance, Bradford Peverell
COX
Martha
1871
12 Apr
Puncknowle
70
Widow of Bernard Cox, farmer
Disease of heart. Certified
Levi Cox, present at the death, Puncknowle
COX
Mary
1840
3 Apr
Bradford Peverell
61
Wife of John Cox, yeoman
Dropsy
John Cox, husband, occupier, Bradford Peverell
COX
Mary
1863
16 Jun
Buttermarket, Lyme
65
Wife of Joseph Cox, coal merchant’s labourer
Paralysis. Certified
Joseph Cox, present at the death, Buttermarket, Lyme
CREECH
Hannah
1860
6 Mar
Cold Harbour, Sherborne
46
Wife of Thomas Creech, labourer
Hypertrophy of the heart 2 years. Certified
The mark of Ann Bennett, present at the death, Newland, Sherborne
CRITCHELL
Levi
1852
31 Jan
Dorset County Hospital, Holy Trinity, Dorchester
18
Seaman
Bright’s disease of kidney. Certified
The mark of Elizabeth White, present at death, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
CROCKER
Nicodemus
1856
1 Oct
Dorset County Hospital, Holy Trinity, Dorchester
25
Gunner & driver in the Royal Artillery
Disease of the knee. Tetanus following amputation of thigh. Certified
Elizabeth Rickard, present at death, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
CROFT
Harriet
1857
8 Nov
Lunatic Asylum, Forston, Charminster
41
Shepherd’s wife
Cancer mammarum. Certified
J. Gustavus Symes, in attendance, Lunatic Asylum, Forston, Charminster
CROUCHER
Frances
1837
7 Aug
Cranborne
47
Wife of Stephen Croucher
Decline
The mark of Stephen Croucher, general hawker, widower, Cranborne
CRUTCHER
Stephen
1852
9 Dec
Gussage St. Michael
63
Licensed hawker of wares
Dropsy. No medical attendant
The mark of William Crutcher, present at the death, Gussage St. Michael
CUFF
Harry
1873
23 Jun
Whatcombe, Winterborne Whitechurch
4
Son of George Cuff, farm carter
Diptheria 1 day. Certified
Jane Cuff, mother, present at the death, Whatcombe, Winterborne Whitechurch
CUFF
Jane
1874
7 Aug
Shilling Okeford
72
Widow of Charles Cuff, farm labourer
Heart disease. Congestion of the lungs. Certified
M. Cox, present at the death, Shilling Okeford

 

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