West Lulworth

a Registered One-Place Study and part of the Dorset OPC network


A big thank you to each of the following who have contributed to the West Lulworth OPC site:

Jacqui Bowen - for transcribing the 1841 and 1861 censuses

Ian Boyle - for allowing us to reproduce Paddle Steamer Images from the Simplon Postcards passenger ship website

David Burnett - for information on shipwrecks off Lulworth

[see Dorset Shipwrecks by David Burnett first published 1982]

Ros Dunning - for transcribing the wills of John BARNES, William Collins BARNES, Henry BROWNE, John COCKRAM, Benjamin CRISPIN, Eleanor FOOKES, Peter HARVELL, Joseph LANGRISH, Elizabeth PENNY, Matthew RANDALL, William RANDALL, Christopher SENNECK, John SENNECK, Anthony SMITH, John TRINKHOLE, Susan TRINKHOLE, John TUXBURY, Charles VYE & George WHITE

Mike Halsall - for the layout plan, indexes and inscriptions for the old graveyard

Roy Martin - for information on and photographs of the WHITTLE Family

Sally Meek - for transcribing the wills of Philip PARMITER and Thomas PARMITER

Kim Parker - for transcribing baptisms

Terry Pine - for transcribing baptisms, marriages and burials

Richard Platt - for allowing us to include extracts from Smugglers’ Britain

Peter Roberts - for allowing us to include extracts about Percy WEBB and Dorset Queen from the Countrybus website

Dave Sansom - for providing old postcard views of West Lulworth, The Cove and local landmarks

Mike Smith of the Portsmouth Royal Naval Dockyard Historical Trust - for providing the photograph of Solomon SELBY & the Solomon Selby Clock

Albert Spavins - for his memories of life in West Lulworth - see Spavins Family

Helen Taylor of Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre - for permission to reproduce the photograph of 1st Wiltshire Volunteer Rifle Corps, Wiltshire Regiment entering Lulworth camp

Victoria Thorpe - for information on and photographs of the WILLIAMS Family

Felicity Trotman - for information on and photographs of the GILDEAFamily

Charles Walmsley - for information on the GILDEA Family

David Wright - for the photograph of Main Road c.1960