(Marriage, Banns, Baptism and Burials etc.)
The parish of Wyke Regis only holds registers of Marriages, Banns and Baptisms which are currently in use. The current registers held are as follows:
All Saints Church
- Banns of Marriage from May 1991.
- Baptisms from March 1959.
- Marriages from April 1987.
- Confirmation from May 1975.
St Edmunds Church
- Banns of Marriage from 1951
- Baptisms from 1950
- Marriages from 1988
- Confirmation from 1951
The fees for obtaining copies of entries of registers held are as follows:
- Copy of marriage certificate £7.00
- Copy of an entry in Baptism register £19.00
Cheques should be made payable to “All Saints Church” and sent to the Rector (see details on contacts page).
When these registers are full as a legal requirement they are held at the local government records office for permanent storage and for public access. The Records Office (now called The History Centre) holds parish records for Wyke Regis as follows:
- Baptisms from 1676
- Marriages from 1676
- Banns of Marriage from 1691
- Burials from 1676
Current Records for Burials and Cremations
Current records of burials and cremations and other records in respect of graveyards within the borough of Weymouth & Portland are maintained by the local authority Bereavement Services department who are responsible for all graveyards.
The County Archivist
Dorset History Centre
Dorset, DT1 1RP
Tel 01305 250550 Fax 01305 257184
website: Dorset History Centre
Weymouth & Portland Borough Council Bereavement Services
Dorset, DT4 0RR
Tel 01305 786984