This bookmarked and printable CD resource contains the 1823 and 1844 Pigot's directories for Dorsetshire. It carries local listings of major professions, of nobility, gentry, and clergy, of transport and freight services; and information on the education, public services, and public houses of the area. Towns, villages and parishes are listed with background historical and topographical information. A comprehensive directory, this CD gives you valuable insight into two generations of public county life and the ability to find out what governed the lives of your ancestors.
Areas covered for 1823: Beaminster, Blandford, Bridport, Cerne or Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, Gillingham, Lyme or Lyme Regis, Milborne Port, Poole, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Stalbridge, Sturminster, Wareham, Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, Wimborne.
Areas covered for 1844: Beaminster and Netherbury, Beer Regis, Blandford, Bridport, Cerne Abbas, Corfe Castle, Cranborne, Dorchester, Evershot and Neighbourhood, Shaftesbury and Neighbourhood, Sherborne with Thornford and Neighbourhoods, Stalbridge,Marnhull and Neighbourhoods, Sturminster and Neighbourhood, Swanage, Wareham, Weymouth with Melcombe Regis and Neighbourhoods, Wimborne and Neighbourhood.