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

1503 Church rebuilt
1525 Lay subsidy

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

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

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

1635 Sir John Pole inherits Manor
1588 Merchants List

1641 Protestation List
1648 Ellesdon buys Manor
1651 Charles II stays a night
1663 Hearth Tax

1674 Deed: Edward Mabell
1685 Duke of Monmouth

1714 Anthony Ellesden Deed
1731 Inventory- Thomas Ellesden
1737 Richard Henvill inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1744 Benedicta Henvill inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

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

1765 Isaac Taylors Map
1765 D. Gordge- Smuggler

1779 Francis Henvill inherits
the Manor of Charmouth

1780 Highways Tax
1780 Poor rates List
1780 Land Tax
1780 Poor Rates Dispute

1781 Land Tax
1782 Land Tax
1782 James Combe Obituary
1783 Lost Charmouth Map
1783 Land Tax
1783 Warden buys Manor

1784 Land Tax
1785 Land Tax
1786 Land Tax
1787 Land Tax

1788 Land Tax
1789 Land Tax

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

1793 Land Tax
1795 Land Tax

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

1800 Land Tax
1801 Farming Survey

1801 Population is 369
1802 Land Tax
1803 Jane Austen
`s Visit
1803 Manor mortgaged
1803 Land Tax
1805 Land Tax

1805 Poor Rates
1806 Poor Rates
1806 Church Rates
1807 Poll Book
1807 Land Tax
1807 Poor Rates

1808 Land Tax
1809 Bridport Directory
1808 Poor Rates
1809 Poor Rates
1810 Land Tax
1810 Poor Rates

1810 Map
1811 Population is 458
1811 Land Tax
1811 Poor Rates

1812 Land Tax
1812 Survey of Land & Houses

1812 Poor Rates
1813 Census for Charmouth
1813 Land Tax
1813 Poor Rates
1814 Land Tax
1814 Poor Rates

1815 Poor Rates
1815 Dr. Graves Appeal to Rates
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
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

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
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

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
1832 Poor Rates
1832 Land Tax

1833 Princess Victoria`s Visit
1833 List of properties
1834 Jury List
1835 Jury List
1836 Church Rebuilt
1837 Jury List
1838 Jury List
1839 Directory List
1840 Jury List
1840 Directory List
1841 Charmouth Manor
1841 Tithe Map
1841 Tithe Map - Street

1841 Tithe Map / Census
1841 Census

1841 Census (Surnames)
1842 Election Dispute
1844 Directory List
1846 Brunel plans Railway
1841 Tithe Map Centre

1846 List of Voters

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

1851 Jury List

1851 Population is 664
1853 Foreshore Ownership

1853 Frean buys the Manor
1851 Directory
1855 Directory List
1857 Jury List

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

1864 Hawkshaw`s Railway

1865 Wellmans Directory
1865 Voters List
1865 Directory List
1867 Manor for Sale
1871 John James Coulton
buys Charmouth Manor

1871 Census
1871 Directory
1871 Jury List
1875 Directory

1880 Map of Charmouth
1880 Directory
1881 Jury List
1887 Map of Charmouth
1895 Poor Rates List
1874 Directory

1898 Manor Lands Auction

1901 Map of Charmouth
1903 Directory
1904 Manor Lands Auction

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
1915 Directory
1920 Directory
1921 Pryer Land sale
1921 Jury List
1926 Map of Charmouth
1926 Ordnance Survey Map
1927 Voters List
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

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

Abbots House
Aerial - Photos

Alehouse List - 1761
Armada - 1588
Askew House
Austen, Jane - 1803

Backlands Farm
Badgers
Barrett Postcard


Barrs Lane
Bayville
Beech House

Bellair House
Births - Parish Records
Black Death
Borough created
Bow House
Bow House Cottage

Bragge`s Store
Bridport Mates Guide to Bridport in1902

Bridge
Carrum House
Catherston

Census - 1841 -Surnames
Census - 1851 - Names

Census - 1861
Census - 1871
Census - 1911- Surnames
Census - 1911 - Addresses
Chapel
Charles II - 1651
Charmouth House

Charmouth Lodge
Charmouth Manor - 1841
Charmouth Manor Auction - 1853

Charmouth tenants - 1853
Charmouth Stores
Charmouth Village Fete

Charter - 1564

Church
Church Graves & Memorials

Claremont
Clarence House
Coach & Horses
Coastguards
Coastal Walk to Lyme Regis

Combe
Cottage
Council - 1938 - Foreshore

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 - 187
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Directory List - 1880
Directory List - 1903
Directory List - 1911

Directory List - 1915
Directory List - 1920
Domesday

Dorset Family Centre
Drewes

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
Langmoor Cottage Sale - 1820


Lansdowne House

Lay subsidy -1525

Leland
Liddon
Lily Farm

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


Lower Sea Lane

Luttrell House

Lyme Regis Old Photos

Lyme Regis in 1898
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- Charmouth
Map - 1880 - Ordnance Survey
Map - 1810 - Ordnance Survey

Map - 1898 - Manor Land
Map - 1901 - Ordnance Survey
Map - 1926 - Pavey Updated

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

Map - 1904 - Manor Lands

Map - 1926 - Ordnance Survey
Marriages - Parish Records

Manor House
Mates- Lyme Regis in1902
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

Portland House
Protestation List - 1641
Pryer Land Sale - 1927
Queen`s Armes
Railways

Restorick

Roads
Rosary

Rose Cottage
Rose and Crown Inn

Royal Oak

Rupert House

Sandford Cottage
School
Sea Horse House

Sea View- Lower Sea Lane
Shops
Stanley House

Star Inn
Stengel Postcards

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
Waterloo House

Well Head

Wills - relating to Charmouth

Winton House
Bridport Balloon
Wood Farm

Wistaria

Wootton Fitzpaine
warren