This original web site for Charmouth provides a wide collection of sources for its history and genealogy. The first section below is in chronological order and the second is an Index of the people, buildings, and documents relevant to the village. Click on the many pictures or words to see more. To return back - just click HOME which appears at the top of each page.
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THE WEB CHARMOUTH SITE

1086 Domesday Book
1240 Forde Abbey Cartulary
1278 Grant of Market and Fair
1297 Creation of Borough
1341 the Abbot`s homage
1348 Black Death

1824 New Road to Lyme
1824 Poor Rates
1825 Jury List
1825 Poor Rates
1826 Land Tax
1826 Poor Rates
1826 Jury List
1826 Death Sentence

1503 Church rebuilt
1525 Lay subsidy

1539 Map of Coast
1539 Forde Abbey dissolved
1540 Leland writes:Charmouth
1542 Muster Roll for Charmouth

1827 Jury List
1827 Poor Rates
1827 Land Tax
1828 Jury List
1828 Land Tax
1828 Poor Rates
1829 Map by Greenwood
1829 Land Tax
1829 Poor Rates

1564 Charter for Charmouth
1564 Sir William Petre buys Manor
1564 Comprehensive Survey
1572 Sir John Petre inherits
The Manor of Charmouth

1830 Jury List
1830 Land Tax
1830 Poor Rates
1830 Directory List
1831 Population is 724
1831 Poll Book
1831 Land Tax
1831 Poor Rates
1832 Jury List


1575 The Elms leased by Petre
1575 William Pole buys Manor
1587 Sir William Pole inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1588 Spanish Armada off coast

1832 Poor Rates
1832 Land Tax

1833 List of properties
1834 Jury List
1835 Jury List
1836 Church Rebuilt
1837 Jury List

1635 Sir John Pole inherits Manor
1588 Merchants List
1641 Protestation List
1648 William Ellesdon buys Manor
1651 Charles II stays a night
1663 Hearth Tax

1838 Jury List
1839 Directory List
1840 Jury List
1840 Directory List
1841 Charmouth Manor
1841 Tithe Map
1841 Tithe Map Centre

1674 Deed: Edward Mabell
1685 Duke of Monmouth
1714 Anthony Ellesden Deed
1731 Inventory- Thomas Ellesden
1737 Richard Henvill inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1841 Tithe Map - Street
1841 Tithe Map / Census
1841 Census
1841 Census (Surnames)

1842 Election Dispute
1844 Directory List
1846 Brunel plans Railway

1744 Benedicta Henvill inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1753-8 Turnpikes set up
1754 Poor Rates List
1754Turnpike Trust Road created. 1761 Alehouse List

1846 List of Voters
1847 Land Tax
1848 List of Voters
1849 Directory
1851 Census
1851 Census (Names)

1765 Isaac Taylors Map
1765 Diggory Gordge- Smuggler
1779 Francis Henvill inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1780 Highways Tax
1780 Poor rates List

1851 Jury List
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851 Population is 664
1853 Foreshore Ownership

1853 Frean buys the Manor
1851 Directory

1855 Directory List

1780 Land Tax
1780 Poor Rates Dispute
1781 Land Tax
1782 Land Tax
1782 Obituary for James Combe
1783 Charmouth Map Ownership


1857 Jury List

1859 Poll of Electors
1861 Jury List
1861 Census
1862 Liddon sells"Limes"
1864 Hawkshaw buys Manor

1783 Land Tax
1783 Warden buys Manor
1784 Land Tax
1785 Land Tax
1786 Land Tax
1787 Land Tax

1864 Hawkshaw`s Railway1865 Wellmans Directory
1865 Voters List
1865 Directory List
1867 Manor for Sale

1788 Land Tax
1789 Land Tax
1790 Land Tax
1789 Visit by King George III
1792 Elizabeth Warden inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1871 John James Coulton
buys Charmouth Manor
1871 Census
1871 Directory
1871 Jury List
1874 Directory

1793 Land Tax
1795 Land Tax
1796 Land Tax
1798 Land Tax
1798 Ann Liddon inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1875 Directory
1880 Map of Charmouth
1880 Directory
1881 Jury List

1887 Map of Charmouth
1895 Poor Rates List

1800 Land Tax
1801 Farming Survey
1801 Population is 369
1802 Land Tax
1803 Manor mortgaged for £600
1803 Land Tax
1805 Land Tax
1805 Poor Rates

1898 Manor Lands Auction
1901 Map of Charmouth
1903 Directory
1904 Manor Lands Auction

1806 Poor Rates
1806 Church Rates
1807 Poll Book
1807 Land Tax
1807 Poor Rates
1808 Land Tax
1808 Poor Rates
1809 Poor Rates
1810 Land Tax
1810 Poor Rates
1810 Map

 

1907 List of Voters
1908 Alfred Douglas Pass
buys Charmouth Manor

1911 Census (Addresses)
1911 Census (Surnames)
1911 Summary Book
1911 Directory
1912 an illustrated look back

1811 Population is 458
1811 Land Tax
1811 Poor Rates
1812 Census for Charmouth
1812 Land Tax
1812 Survey of Land & Houses 1812 Poor Rates
1813 Land Tax
1813 Poor Rates
1814 Land Tax
1814 Poor Rates
1815 Poor Rates
1815 Dr. Graves Appeal to Rates

1915 Directory
1920 Directory
1921 Pryer Land sale
1921 Jury List
1926 Map of Charmouth
1926 Ordnance Survey Map

 

1927 Voters List

1815 Land Tax
1816 Land Tax
1816 Poor Rates
1817 Land Tax
1817 Poor Rates
1818 Land Tax
1818 Poor Rates
1819 Land Tax
1819 Poor Rates
1820 Land Tax
1820 Poor Rates
1817 Jane Austen description

1934 Map of Foreshore
1938 purchase of Foreshore
1945 Miss Evan`s Gift

1947 Aerial Photograph

1957 Map of Charmouth
1958 Lower Sea Lane entrance widened

1820 Langmoor Cottage Sale
1821 Population is 607
1821 Land Tax
1821 Poor Rates
1822 Land Tax
1822 Poor Rates
1823 Land Tax
1823 Poor Rates
1823 Lily Farm Sale
1824 Land Tax

1970 Douglas Pass dies
1985 Heritage Centre opened
2011 Aerial Map
~ INDEX ~

Aerial - Photos
Abbots House
Alehouse List - 1761
Armada - 1588
Askew House
Austen, Jane - 1817
Backlands Farm

Barrs Lane
Bayville
Beech House
Bellair House
Births - Parish Records
Black Death
Borough created

Bow House
Bow House Cottage
Bragge`s Store
Bridge
Carrum House
Catherston
Census - 1841 -Surnames

Census - 1851 - Names Census - 1861
Census - 1871
Census - 1911- Surnames
Census - 1911 - Addresses
Chapel
Charles II - 1651
Council - 1938 - Foreshore

Charmouth House
Charmouth Lodge
Charmouth Manor - 1841
Charmouth Manor Auction - 1853
Charmouth Manor tenants - 1853
Charmouth Stores
Charter - 1564
Church

Claremont
Clarence House
Coach & Horses
Coastguards

Combe
Cottage
Coulton
Court
Courtfield
Crouts
Death Sentence - 1826
Deaths - Parish Records

Devonedge
Directory List - 1830
Directory List - 1840
Directory List - 1844
Directory List - 1851
Directory List - 1855
Directory List - 1865
Directory List - 1871
Directory List - 1874
Directory List - 1875
Directory List - 1880
Directory List - 1903
Directory List - 1911
Directory List - 1915
Directory List - 1920
Domesday
Dorset Family Centre
Ellesden
Elms
Evan`s Gift
Fair
Famous People
Fernhill
Forde Abbey
Foxley
Frean
Gear`s Garage
George Hotel
George III - 1789
Gordge D. - 1765 - Smuggler

Grange
Granville
Grasmere
Guppy`s
Hawkshaw
Hansford
Headlines - Newspaper Articles

Hearth Tax - 1663
Heritage Coast Centre
Higher Sea Lane
Highways Tax - 1780
Hillside
Hunter Family
Jubilee Shelter

Jury List - 1825
Jury List - 1826
Jury List - 1827
Jury List - 1828
Jury List - 1830
Jury List - 1832
Jury List - 1834
Jury List - 1835
Jury List - 1837
Jury List - 1838
Jury List - 1851
Jury List - 1861
Jury List - 1871
Jury List - 1881
Jury List - 1921
Land Tax List - 1780
Land Tax List - 1781
Land Tax List - 1782
Land Tax List - 1783
Land Tax List - 1784
Land Tax List - 1785
Land Tax List - 1786
Land Tax List - 1787
Land Tax List - 1788
Land Tax List - 1789
Land Tax List - 1790
Land Tax List - 1793
Land Tax List - 1795
Land Tax List - 1798
L
and Tax List - 1800

Land Tax List - 1802
Land Tax List - 1803
Land Tax List - 1805
Land Tax List - 1807
Land Tax List - 1808
Land Tax List - 1810
Land Tax List - 1811
Land Tax List - 1812
Land Tax List - 1813
Land Tax List - 1814
Land Tax List - 1815
Land Tax List - 1817
Land Tax List - 1819
Land Tax List - 1820
Land Tax List - 1822
Land Tax List - 1823
Land Tax List - 1824
Land Tax List - 1826
Land Tax List - 1827
Land Tax List - 1828
Land Tax List - 1829
Land Tax List - 1831
Land Tax List - 1832
Langmoor

Lansdowne House
Langmoor Cottage Sale - 1820

Lay subsidy -1525
Leland
Liddon
Lily Farm Sale - 1823

Lilacs
Limes
Links - websites relating
Little Hurst
Little Lodge
Lords of the Manor

Lower Sea Lane
Luttrell House

Mabels
Map - 1539
Map - 1765 - Isaac Taylor
Map - 1783 - Ownership List

Map - 1829 - Greenwood
Map - 1841 - Tithe
Map - 1841 - Tithe - Centre
Map - 1841 - Tithe - Street
Map - 1867- Manor of Charmouth
Map - 1880 - Ordnance Survey
Map - 1810 - Ordnance Survey
Map - 1898 - Manor Land
Map - 1901 - Ordnance Survey
Map - 1904 - Manor Lands
Map - 1926 - Ordnance Survey

Map - 1926 - Pavey Updated
Map - 1934 - Foreshore
Map - 1957 Dorset Council Survey
Map - 2011 - Aerial
Map - 2017 - large
Maps
Market

Marriages - Parish Records
Manor House
Melbourne House
Merchants List - 1588
Mill
Mill View

Mintaka
Minsons Common
Monk`s Rest
Monmouth, Duke of - 1685
New Inn Commercial
Newlands
Old Lyme Hill

Omega
Pass
Pear Close
Peria
Petre
Photographs - Old
Pole

Poor Rates Dispute - 1780
Poor Rates List - 1754
Poor Rates List - 1780
Poor Rates List - 1805
Poor Rates List - 1815
Poor Rates List - 1825

Poor Rates List - 1832
Protestation List - 1641
Pryer Land Sale - 1927

Queen`s Armes
Railways

Roads

Rosary
Rose Cottage
Royal Oak
Rupert House
Sandford Cottage
School

Sea Horse House
Sea View- Lower Sea Lane
Shops
Stanley House
Star Inn
Stone House
Stowe House

Sunnyside
Survey - 1564

Tea Gardens
Tennis Club
Thalatta
Tunnel
Volunteers
Voters List - 1848

Voters List -1907
Voters List -1927

Victoria Steamship
Voters List - 1865

Wander Inn
Warden - James.
Waterloo House
Well Head
Wills - relating to Charmouth
Winton House

Wood Farm
Wistaria

Wootton Fitzpaine
Mates Guide to Lyme Regis in1902
Mates Guide to Bridport in1902Rose and Crown Inn
Braggs Store
New Commercial Inn

Barrett Postcards
Stengel Postcards
Dorset Record Office
Coastal Walk to Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis Old Photos
Church Graves & Memorials Gabriel Bray(1750-1823)

Charmouth Wills
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BALSTONE
Anne
1575
 
Hollett
Thomas
1732
BARKER
Mary
1827
 
HOLMAN
Thomas
1694
BESSE
William
1592
 
BIDWELL
Hannah
1832
 
Hutchins
William
1742
BIDWELL
Obadiah
1791
 
JAMES
William
1590
BIDWELL
Thomas
1856
 
JEANES
Benjamin
1841
Bowditch
John
1681
 
JUSON
Eliza
1827
 
JUSON
William
1851
BRADFORD
Benjamin
1792
 
KEECH
John
1738
BRAGGE
Hester
1838
 
Keech
John
1751
BRAGGE
John
1807
 
BRAGGE
William
1825
 
BRAGGE
William
1839
 
Kidnor
Willm
1726
BRAY
Mary
1836
 
Larence
Andrew
1759
BRICE
John
1717
 
Lathy
Abraham
1674
BROWNE
John
1698
 
LAWRENCE
Andrew
1759
Bucknole
Catharine
1823
 
Lawrence
Priscilla
1759
Bucknole
George
1823
 
Lawson
Presilla
1759
BULL
John
1820
 
LEA
John
1662
BULLEN
John
1852
 
LEE
John
1846
BULLEN
Simeon
1823
 
LEVERIDGE
Mary
1702
BULLER
Thomas
1598
 
LIMBREY
Edward
1645
BULSTRODE
Sarah
1687
 
LIMBRY
Andrew
1692
BURNARD
Rebecca
1840
 
BESTE
William
1499
BURNARD
William
1844
 
Long
Mary
1706
BURRIDGE
Mathew
1657
 
Long
Mary
1714
Burrow
Jacob
1774
 
Long
William
1693
CARTER
John
1855
 
Long
William
1693
CHANING
Joseph
1817
 
Love
Frances
1844
CHANNON
Lydia
1839
 
Love
James
1803
CHANNON
Maria
1836
 
Love
James
1830
HUTCHINS
William
1742
 
Love
Mary
1823
HUTCHINS
Mary
1754
 
LYMBERY
William
1583
CHECKLEY
Margaret
1598
 
LYMBREY
Roger
1593
CHEEKLEY
John
1589
 
LYMBRY
Eleanor
1610
CHURCHEY
Hugh
1636
 
LYMBRY
Henry
1640
 
LYMBRY
William
1604
CLARKE
Thomas
1800
 
Lymbry
William
1674
CLEAVE
Elizabeth
1853
 
MABELL
Thomazine
1701
COADE
Ann
1806
 
COADE
Sarah
1804
 
Mannin
Elizabeth
1815
COFFIN
Mary
1822
 
MARCON
Elizabeth
1800
COLBERT
Hester
1791
 
MARTIN
Joseph
1708
Collins
John
1758
 
MELPLEY
William
1660
COLWILL
Roger
1589
 
Memply
Edward
1691
COMBE
Catherine
1814
 
MILLER
George
1695
COMBE
Brian
1818
 
MINSON
John
1744
COMBE
William
1783
 
Minson
John
1732
COMINGS
George
1709
 
Minson
John
1732
Comings
Mary
1711
 
MINTHERNE
Michael
1655
 
Morgan
Thomas
1806
COX
Dorcas
1710
 
Morgan
Thomas
1807
COX
Elizabeth
1829
 
NEWBERY
Francis
1840
Cox
Robert
1694
 
NEWBURY
Hannah
1793
Cox
William
1693
 
NEWBURY
John
1695
Cox
William
1694
 
NORRIS
John
1796
CRABBE
John
1510
 
ONSLEY
Benjamin
1716
CREED
John
1818
 
PARSONS
James
1737
CROUT
Robert
1798
 
Parsons
James
1741
CULL
Frances
1851
 
PRICE
Richard
1804
CULVERWELL
Mary
1838
 
Cusley
Benjamin
1716
 
REYNOLDS
William
1702
DANKS
Sarah
1845
 
RICKARD
Elizabeth
1827
Dany
Ruth
1694
 
RICKARD
Mary
1841
DANYELL
Alys
1506
 
RICKARD
Sarah
1841
DANYELL
Steven
1505
 
RICKARD
Thomas
1786
DARE
Thomas
1788
 
 
ROBINS
John
1831
Davey
Robert
1803
 
ROGERS
Jacob
1790
Davie
Ruth
1693
 
SANSOME
Mary
1777
Davis
John
1711
 
ROWE
William
1810
DENNING
Margaret
1743
 
Ruttley
Francis
1764
Dober
James
1726
 
SAMPSON
Mary
1680
Dorcas
Cox
1710
 
Samption
Henry
1762
DRAYTON
Thomas
1848
 
Sansom
Timothy
1770
DUIME
John
1510
 
SEWARD
Elizabeth
1851
DUNYETT
Stephen
1505
 
SHERWIN
Joan
1576
EDWARDS
Cecily
1663
 
SHUTE
Frances
1824
EDWARDS
James
1833
 
SHUTE
Thomas
1814
Edwards
Anthony
1730
 
SIMBRIE
Stephen
1675
Edwards
Anthony
1729
 
SMITH
Henry
1656
 
SMITH
Sarah
1849
 
Smith
Henry
1826
STEVENS
Henry
1802
ELLESDON
Anthony
1738
 
Stokes
Richard
1820
Elliot
John
1711
 
STREET
Thomas
1697
ELLIOTT
John
1711
 
SUMPTION
Henry
1792
ESCOTT
Catharine
1786
 
SUMPTION
Robert
1784
FALL
John
1675
 
Sweet
Ann
1760
Fall
Marie
1675
 
SYMES
Simeon
1820
FARMER
Margaret
1847
 
Symes
Simeon
1820
FLOYER
Elinor
1676
 
TEMPLER
Anna
1857
FOLLETT
Thomas
1732
 
Thomas
Thomas
1699
FOWLER
Jane
1831
 
Thorne
Thomas
1748
FREEMAN
John
1850
 
TOMES
Elizabeth
1700
GEORGE
1695
 
Tuckey
Thomas
1673
GIBBES
Robert
1621
 
VINCENT
Mary
1741
GOLLOP
Grace
1732
 
WARDEN
James
1792
GOLLOP
Richard
1726
 
WARREN
Mary
1831
GOOD
Peter
1807
 
WAY
Thomas
1736
GOOD
Rebecca
1818
 
Way
Mary
1756
GOOD
Joseph
1817
 
Way
Mary
1759
GORDON
Jane
1855
 
Way
Thomas
1736
GORDON
Thomas
1855
 
WEBBER
John
1634
Gravener
John
1697
 
Webber
Alice
1742
GRAY
William
1762
 
Gray
Abraham
1681
 
WELMAN
Joan
1719
GRIFFITHS
John
1823
 
WEST
Richard
1842
Hadg
Thomas
1755
 
Willment
John
1855
HARVEY
George
1822
 
Willment
Thomas
1850
HASSARD
Joseph
1650
 
WILLOX
Mary
1846
HAYCROFT
John
1819
 
Wilman
Joane
1719
HEDGES
Thomas
1847
 
Wood
Abraham
1673
HENNING
Eliza
1854
 
Hewer
William
1777
 
Hewer
William
1778
 
HIGGINSON
Charles
1850
 
HILL
Elizabeth
1812
 
HODDER
William
1695
 
 
 
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