Ancestry.com. Netherbury and Beminster Parishes, Dorset History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data: Hutchins, John. The History of Antiquities of the Parishes of Netherbury and Beminster; Comprising Also, Stoke Abbas, Bradpole, South Mapperton, &c., Together with the Pedigrees of Strode and Oglander: Being a Section from the History and Antiquities of Dorset. Blandford, England: n.p., 1864.
This database contains a history of the parishes of Netherbury and Beminster, located in the County of Dorset in England. It also includes information on Stoke Abbas, Bradpole, South and Mapperton with pedigrees of the Strode and Oglander families. The history presented here is a portion of a larger work called History and Antiquities of Dorset. Historical works contain valuable information that can be a great addition to your genealogical research. Although historical works will generally not mention your ancestors specifically, they do provide information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived, which will help you place your ancestors in a historical context and may help you know what records might be available for the time in which they lived.