Dorset UK Manorial Documents Register now online

The Federation of Family History Societies reports that the Dorset section of the Manorial Documents Register www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/  is now online.

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As well as the register there is also an online education pack. This is pitched at key stage 3 students and contains assorted resources for teachers – we are particularly pleased to have included links to Maths and IT as well as Humanities. The pack can be downloaded as a series of Pdf files from: http://www.dorsetforyou.com/dorsethistorycentre/manorial

Additionally the Dorset Record Society has produced a guide to manorial documents for local and family historians. It is focused on C.17th -C.19th records in English and includes a history of the development of the court baron and court leet as well as explanations of document types with examples and transcriptions. A real bargain at £6 available from:

http://research.dorsetcountymuseum.org/drs.html

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About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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