Weymouth-Dorset.co.uk Local History

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Abbotsbury

The village, swannery, sub-tropical gardens, Tithe Barn (Smuggler's Barn), St. Catherine's Chapel

Abigail (emigrant ship) & memorial

The emigrant ship carrying John Endicott, part passenger list, & memorial

Ancestry - tracing in Dorset

Family History and Genealogy in Dorset

Apprentices

Genealogical data of some apprentices of the Borough

Attractions, Places to Visit

In and around Weymouth & visitor information

Bay, Beach & Seafront

Weymouth

Bexington

East and West Bexington

Bincombe

Parish and village. Story of the German Hussars.

Boot Hill & Rodwell

The area around Boot Hill and Rodwell

Bow and Arrow Castle, Portland

On the Portland page

Bowleaze Cove

Bowleaze Cove, Jordan Hill Roman Temple

Brewers Quay

Attraction - on the Weymouth Old Harbour page

Broadmayne

Broadmayne, parish & village history

Broadwey

Broadwey, parish & village history

Buckland Ripers

Buckland Ripers, church and manor house

Came House (Winterborne Came)

Village, Meller family, Came House

Chaldon Herring

Village and history, Herring family, Theodore Powys

Chesil Beach

About the beach, shipping area. On the Shipwrecks page

Clark, Richard

Pioneer to Newfoundland, departed Weymouth 1583 (on Abigail page)

Clockmakers of Dorset

The Norman family of Quakers and Clockmakers

Dorset Links

Other Dorset websites

East Chaldon (Herring)

Village and history, Herring family, Theodore Powys

East Lulworth

East & West Lulworth & Lulworth Cove & Castle

Emigration & Emigrant ships

List of some ships that sailed from Weymouth for New England, America from the 1620's

Endicott, John - memorial

On the Abigail page, first governor of Massachusetts, USA

Family History in Dorset

Tracing your ancestors in Dorset

Family History Links

Links to websites for Dorset Family History and Genealogy

Fleet

The village, two churches and the Great Gale of 1824

Forums

Forums for Family and Local History

Genealogy in Dorset

Information concerning genealogy and family history

Genealogy snippets

Extracts of the records of the borough 1625-1660

George III

The king's visits to Weymouth and the area

Guestbook

Please sign it if you enjoy the site!

Harbour, main

The main harbour of Weymouth today

Harbour, Melcombe Regis

Including Custom House Quay

Harbour,Old

Weymouth's old harbour, Trinity Road & Trinity St area

Harbour,Old

Weymouth's old harbour, Hope St & Hope Square area

Hardy, Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman

Nelson's Flag Captain (on Portesham page)

Hardy's Monument

The admiral's monument above Portesham (on that page)

Herring family of Dorset

Pedigree of the family of Winterborne Herringston, Chaldon Herring and Langton Herring

Herringston & Herringston House

On page for Winterborne Herringston

High Street, Weymouth side

The original High Street of old Weymouth

Jordan Hill Roman Temple

On the Bowleaze Cove page

Kingston Russell

Village and history

Langton Herring

Village and history,Kingston Russell House

Links to other websites

Websites about Weymouth, local places and villages, family history and genealogy, general Dorset links

Local Attractions and Places to Visit

In and around Weymouth & visitor information

Little Bredy

Otherwise Littlebredy, the village, manor and church

Lulworth Castle

The Weld Estate at East Lulworth (on Lulworth page)

Lulworth (East and West)

Including the castle, cove, villages

Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove, Stair Hole, Durdle Door (on Lulworth page)

Map of Weymouth area

An Interactive Map of the area this website covers

Marina

Weymouth's marina in the inner harbour

Melcombe Regis - Directory 1844

Extract of Melcombe Regis entries in Pigot's 1844 directory

Melcombe Regis - Harbour

The harbourside of Melcombe Regis & Custom House Quay

Melcombe Regis - Town

Now known as the town of Weymouth, the old buildings

Nothe

Nothe Fort

The Nothe on the Weymouth side of the harbour

The Fort on the Nothe at Weymouth

Nottington

Village, Nottington Spa and Nottington House

Osmington

The village, the painter John Constable

Osmington Mills

The Smugglers Inn and the smugglers (on Osmington page)

Owermoigne

The village, church, murder, cider & clock museums

Penn, William and John

William Penn founder of Pennsylvania USA (on Portland page)

Pennsylvania Castle, Portland

The non-castle castle (on Portland page)

Places to Visit

In and around Weymouth & visitor information

Portesham

The village, church, Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, his house and monument

Portland

Portland, Portland Bill, Portland, Pennsylvania and Rufus Castles

Portland Bill

The Bill and lighthouse (on Portland page)

Portland Breakwater

The breakwater of Portland Harbour (on Nothe/Fort page)

Portland Castle

Henry VIII's castle (on Portland page)

Portland Harbour

The harbour and the breakwater forming part of it (on Nothe/Fort page)

Powys, Theodore (Chaldon Herring)

Village and history, Herring family, Theodore Powys

Poxwell

The village, manor house and no longer existing church

Preston

Village, Church, River Jordan, see also Bowleaze Cove

Quakers of Dorset

Quaker ancestry, the Norman family of Quakers

Radipole

Radipole Lake, the village, the ancient port of Weymouth, church, school, Southill. There is also a sister site at Radipole-Dorset.co.uk

Ringstead

Ringstead Bay and the smugglers (on Osmington page)

Rodwell

Boot Hill and Rodwell area

Rufus Castle, Portland

Otherwise known as Bow & Arrow Castle (on Portland page)

Sandsfoot Castle

Henry VIII's castle on the cliff overlooking Portland Harbour

Ships - Emigrant

List of ships carrying emigrants departing Weymouth from the 1620's

Ships - Abigail (emigrant ship)

The emigrant ship carrying John Endicott, first governor of Massachusetts, USA

Ships - Tall

The start of the Tall Ships race 1994 (Tall Ships page)

Ships - Wrecks

Some of the shipwrecks around Weymouth, Portland and Chesil Beach (shipwrecks page)

Shipwrecks

Some of the shipwrecks around Weymouth, Portland and Chesil Beach

Smuggling

Smuggling around Weymouth, particularly the smugglers of Osmington Mills. Also the Coastguard Service and Customs

Streets and name changes

Index of the streets of the Borough and changes of name

Sutton Poyntz

The village, mill, mill pond, Springhead, water works,history

Tall Ships

The start of the Tall Ships race 1994

Town Buildings

Old buildings around Weymouth town, formerly Melcombe Regis

Town Hall (old)

The old Town Hall on the Weymouth side

Tyneham

Lost village of Dorset, and Worbarrow Bay

Upwey

The village, manor, church, wishing well, River Wey

Visitor Information, Attractions

Attractions & visitor information in and around Weymouth

Warmwell

Parish & Village including Warmwell House

West Chaldon (with Chaldon Herring)

Village and history, Herring family, Theodore Powys

West Knighton

Parish & Village history

West Lulworth

Lulworth Cove, Stair Hole, Durdle Door (on Lulworth page)

West Stafford

Parish & Village history

Weymouth

Home Page - Weymouth's history and events through time

Weymouth area Map

An Interactive Map of Weymouth and the area this website covers

Weymouth Bay

The bay, beach and seafront

Weymouth Beach

The bay, beach and seafront

Weymouth and George III

George III's visits to Weymouth (on George III page)

Weymouth Harbour, main

The main harbour of Weymouth today

Weymouth Old Harbour - Trinity area

Weymouth's old harbour, Trinity Road & Street area

Weymouth Old Harbour - Hope area

Weymouth's old harbour, Hope Square & Hope St area

Weymouth, Old High Street

Weymouth's original High Street area

Weymouth Marina

Weymouth's marina in the inner harbour

Weymouth - Nothe, Nothe Fort

The Nothe on the Weymouth side of the harbour & Nothe Fort (on Nothe page)

Weymouth Seafront

The bay, beach and seafront

Weymouth Town Buildings

Old buildings around Weymouth town, formerly Melcombe Regis (on Town Buildings page)

Whitcombe

Parish & Village history

Winterborne Came

Village, Meller family, Came House

Winterborne Herringston

Village, the Herring family and Herringston House

Winterborne Monkton

Village & Parish History

Winterbourne Abbas

Village of Winterbourne Abbas

Winterbourne Steepleton

Village, Parish, Steepleton Manor

Wishing Well - Upwey

The wishing well and gardens at Upwey (on Upwey page)

Worbarrow Bay

Worbarrow Bay and Tout near Tyneham (on Tyneham page)

Wrecks (ships)

Some of the shipwrecks around Weymouth, Portland and Chesil Beach (shipwrecks page)

Wyke Regis

The village, Old Wyke Square, church, Manor Farm, Baytree Cottages in Shrubbery Lane

 

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