Glanvilles Wootton

Overseers of the Poor Records 1738-1858

Bastardy Bonds   Bastardy Orders   Apprenticeship Indentures   Removal Orders to Glanvilles Wootton

Appeal Papers   Removal Orders from Glanvilles Wootton   Settlement Examinations

The indexes that follow are of documents held at the Dorset History Centre which relate to residents of Glanvilles Wootton

Each document is identified by a DHC reference number which is made up of a letter code, identifying the parish, followed by further alpha-numeric characters which signify the type of document and storage location

Bastardy Bonds
In the list below the first named person(s) is (are) undertaking to indemnify the parish for the maintenance of an illegitimate child and the second named is the child’s mother.
Creation Date Description Reference
6 Apr 1738 Bond made by John Pople of Pulham yeoman, and Thomas Bangor of Bishops Caundle yeoman, for the child of Mary Warr and John Pople PE/GLW/OV 5/1/1
20 Jun 1760 Bond made by Benjamin Hann of Caundle Marsh labourer, and William Hann of Holnest labourer, for the child of Ann Daw and Benjamin Hann PE/GLW/OV 5/12
18 Mar 1772 Bond made by John Watts yeoman, and Simon Watts his father for the child of Mary Fox and John Watts PE/GLW/OV 5/1/3
10 Mar 1773 Bond made by Richard Langhorne the younger of Bishops Caundle clothier, for the child of Sarah Warren and Richard Langhorne PE/GLW/OV 5/1/4
16 Aug 1773 Bond made by Charles Crocker, basket maker and George Crocker, yeoman for the child of Catherine Durrand and Charles Crocker PE/GLW/OV 5/1/5
4 Oct 1792 Bond made by John Old and James Old, carpenters, for the child of Charity Mitchell and John Old PE/GLW/OV 5/1/6

Bastardy Orders
In the list below the first named is the person against whom the order of maintenance is being made and the second named is the mother of the bastard child
Creation Date Description Reference
11 Jan 1774 Order requiring Charles Maber the younger, labourer, to pay maintenance for his bastard child by Betty Lane PE/GLW/OV 5/2/1
25 Apr 1774 William Ridout, yeoman and Betty Fox, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/2
30 May 1778 Benjamin Darke, yeoman and Catherine Durrant, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/3
29 Mar 1794 Henry Hardy of Minterne Magna, labourer and Elizabeth Durrant, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/4
21 Jun 1794 George Warr of Pulham, labourer and Edith Harbin, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/5
30 Aug 1794 Robert Chaffey, labourer, and Elizabeth Batten, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/6
21 Jan 1797 George Shephard, shoemaker, and Elizabeth Walden, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/7
28 May 1803 John Mitchell of Pulham, labourer, and Ann Fardy, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/8
22 Apr 1816 John Jeans sawyer, and Sarah Fox, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/9
14 Jun 1820 Thomas Squibb of Buckland Newton, labourer, and Sarah Jeans [nee Fox] PE/GLW/OV 5/2/10
8 Aug 1821 Robert Dark of Pulham, thatcher and Jane Kiddle, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/11
22 May 1822 John Gosney of Leigh, labourer, and Ann Peach, singlewoman with examination of Ann Peach PE/GLW/OV 5/2/12
13 May 1823 Warrant for the apprehension of John Gosney PE/GLW/OV 5/2/13
13 Aug 1823 Thomas Ridout, labourer, and Phoebe Waldern, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/14
26 Jul 1826 Warrant for the apprehension of James Bartlett concerning his bastard child by Jane Kettle PE/GLW/OV 5/2/15
21 Nov 1832 Silas Trim and Susannah Downton, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/16
1832 Robert Bullock of Holwell, Somerset and Elizabeth Old, singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 5/2/17

Apprenticeship Indentures
Creation Date Description Reference
1744 Thomas Jeanes to William Tanner of Wilton, Wiltshire, a weaver PE/GLW/OV 4/1
1753 Jane Stovy to Abraham Miller of Holwell, dairy farmer PE/GLW/OV 4/2
3 Feb 1755 Joseph Warr to John Devol of West Orchard, cordyerer [sic] PE/GLW/OV 4/3
10 Dec 1757 Rose Stovy to George Gregory of Yeovil, Somerset, gardener PE/GLW/OV 4/4
28 Mar 1772 Daniel West to George Notley of Bishops Caundle, yeoman PE/GLW/OV 4/5
4 Jul 1774 Anne Durrant to Thomas Young, farmer PE/GLW/OV 4/6
4 Jul 1774 Martha Baker to Richard Dampney "in respect of the estate of the great house now Mr Dale’s" PE/GLW/OV 4/7
4 Jul 1774 Mary Durrant to Ann Dark for Mr White’s Estate PE/GLW/OV 4/8
4 Jul 1774 Leonard Baker to the Revd. Thomas Fox of Glanvilles Wootton PE/GLW/OV 4/9
4 Jul 1774 George Durrant to William Stevens, farmer PE/GLW/OV 4/10
4 Jul 1774 Charity Mitchell to John Warren for Hampers estate PE/GLW/OV 4/11
12 Jul 1774 Jerom Mullett to Robert Lilly of Glanvilles Wootton, yeoman PE/GLW/OV 4/12
4 Jul 1774 Ezekiel Mullett to Thomas Crocker for the estate of Humphrey Stirt, Esq PE/GLW/OV 4/13
3 Jul 1775 John Mitchell to William Ridout of Glanvilles Wootton, yeoman PE/GLW/OV 4/14
12 Jul 1777 Ann Mitchell to Simon Watts of Glanvilles Wootton, yeoman PE/GLW/OV 4/15
3 Mar 1795 George Reeves to Onesepherus Spencer of Leigh, cordwainer PE/GLW/OV 4/16
4 Jan 1800 Leonard Baker to Thomas West of Minterne Magna tailor PE/GLW/OV 4/17

Removal Orders to Glanvilles Wootton
Creation Date Description Reference
24 Mar 1767 William Perris and family from Holnest PE/GLW/OV 3/3/1
9 Mar 1767 Anne Daw, widow, Hannah and Anne her daughters and Benjamin the younger Anne’s son from Pulham PE/GLW/OV 3/3/2
7 Jun 1779 Thomas West from Basingstoke PE/GLW/OV 3/3/3
27 Dec 1799 Martha Harbin and her five children from Blandford Forum PE/GLW/OV 3/3/4
12 May 1812 Simon Warr and his family from St Augustine’s, Norwich PE/GLW/OV 3/3/5
1 May 1817 John Old and his family from St. James’s, Poole PE/GLW/OV 3/3/6
26 Jan 1822 Solomon Downton and his family from Longburton PE/GLW/OV 3/3/7
26 Nov 1825 William and Ann Mitchell from Hazelbury Bryant PE/GLW/OV 3/3/8
21 Feb 1828 Sarah Mitchell [otherwise Hooper] singlewoman from Castleton PE/GLW/OV 3/3/9
22 Dec 1831 Sarah Mullett singlewoman from Yetminster PE/GLW/OV 3/3/10
17 Dec 1834 James Lane and his family from Piddletrenthide PE/GLW/OV 3/3/11
18 Dec 1834 Notice of removal of James Lane and family PE/GLW/OV 3/3/12
22 Jun 1839 Robert Mitchell and his family from St Martin’s Wareham PE/GLW/OV 3/3/13
22 Jun 1839 Notice of removal of Robert Mitchell and family PE/GLW/OV 3/3/14
12 Sep 1854 Elizabeth Cave and her four children from East Stonehouse Devon PE/GLW/OV 3/3/15
8 Feb 1858 Emily Baker from Stalbridge PE/GLW/OV 3/3/16
9 Feb 1858 Notice of removal of Emily Baker PE/GLW/OV 3/3/17

Appeal Papers
Creation Date Description Reference
1801 Notice of appeal against the removal of John Ridout and his family to Weston Bampfyld PE/GLW/OV 3/4/

Removal Orders from Glanvilles Wootton
Creation Date Description Reference
4 Oct 1766 Mary Chapman to Sherborne PE/GLW/OV 3/2/1
29 May 1773 John Coombes and family to West Pulham PE/GLW/OV 3/2/2
29 May 1773 John Hobbs and family to Milborne Port PE/GLW/OV 3/2/3
24 Feb 1773 Elizabeth Fisher to Charminster PE/GLW/OV 3/2/4
10 Jul 1773 Robert Perris to Hilfield PE/GLW/OV 3/2/5
30 Mar 1774 Elizabeth, wife of William Adams to Oborne PE/GLW/OV 3/2/6
25 Apr 1774 Ann Cairn widow of Arthur Cairn to Queen Camel PE/GLW/OV 3/2/7
22 Jan 1774 Ann Durrant singlewoman to Buckland Newton PE/GLW/OV 3/2/8
5 Apr 1777 Mary Dunning singlewoman to Buckland Newton PE/GLW/OV 3/2/9
5 Apr 1777 John Foot and his daughter Jenny to Buckland Newton PE/GLW/OV 3/2/10
13 Oct 1777 Henry and Elizabeth Hanshaw to Pulham PE/GLW/OV 3/2/11
15 Jun 1789 George Crocker and family to Melcombe Regis PE/GLW/OV 3/2/12
14 Sep 1793 Jenny Batten singlewoman to Minterne Magna PE/GLW/OV 3/2/13
15 Nov 1794 George Crocker and family to Portesham PE/GLW/OV 3/2/14
7 Jun 1794 "Ursula Bangor Temperance Sherring aged eighteen and Caroline Bangor aged fifteen her children" to Lillington PE/GLW/OV 3/2/15
12 Apr 1794 John Ridout and family to Hermitage PE/GLW/OV 3/2/16
19 Mar 1796 James Batten and family to Buckland Newton PE/GLW/OV 3/2/17
8 Dec 1798 Grace Tucker and her daughter Elizabeth to Minterne Magna PE/GLW/OV 3/2/18
19 Oct 1799 Ann Kiddell and her two children to Hilfield PE/GLW/OV 3/2/19
15 Aug 1801 Eleanor Downe and her two children to Holnest PE/GLW/OV 3/2/20
5 Mar 1803 Mary Walden to Woolland PE/GLW/OV 3/2/21
24 Feb 1817 Priscilla Kiddle and her daughter Mary Ann to Hilfield PE/GLW/OV 3/2/22
22 Mar 1820 Jane Jeans singlewoman to Buckland Newton PE/GLW/OV 3/2/23
22 Dec 1830 Thomas Durant and his wife Ann to Mappowder PE/GLW/OV 3/2/24
16 Mar 1831 Thomas Ridout and family to Lydlinch PE/GLW/OV 3/2/25
19 Apr 1839 Sarah Jeanes to Holwell PE/GLW/OV 3/2/26

Settlement Examinations
Creation Date Description Reference
2 May 1758 Mary Dunning widow PE/GLW/OV 3/1/1
29 Nov 1767 Susanna Bishop spinster PE/GLW/OV 3/1/2
26 Mar 1772 Mary Pabey singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 3/1/3
26 Apr 1773 Mary Hutchens singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 3/1/4
9 Nov 1775 George English PE/GLW/OV 3/1/5
11 Dec 1784 Daniel West PE/GLW/OV 3/1/6
3 Apr 1784 George Darby sawyer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/7
3 Apr 1784 Dan West labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/8
15 Nov 1788 John Ridout PE/GLW/OV 3/1/9
11 Jul 1789 Elizabeth West singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 3/1/10
27 Jun 1789 Thomas Cave labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/11
15 Jun 1789 George Crocker PE/GLW/OV 3/1/12
19 Mar 1791 Mary Mitchell singlewoman PE/GLW/OV 3/1/13
28 Nov 1795 James Batten labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/14
2 May 1798 Thomas Garthil labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/15
12 Jan 1805 Thomas Batten labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/16
12 May 1810 Thomas Batten PE/GLW/OV 3/1/17
14 Aug 1813 Samuel Hooper PE/GLW/OV 3/1/18
5 Mar 1814 John Old joiner and carpenter PE/GLW/OV 3/1/19
4 Dec 1817 Robert Mitchel PE/GLW/OV 3/1/20
4 Feb 1817 George Paine labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/21
24 Feb 1817 Robert Mullett labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/22
8 Nov 1823 Samuel Fox labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/23
12 May 1824 Robert Duffett labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/24
1826 Jethro Mitchell labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/25
17 Dec 1834 James Lane blacksmith PE/GLW/OV 3/1/26
25 May 1839 Robert Mitchell labourer PE/GLW/OV 3/1/27


 

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