Poxwell, Warmwell, & Winfrith Newburgh, 

Dorset, England

Poxwell mapPoxwell village

My surname interest in Poxwell is HOOPER, as my great-grandfather William John NECKLEN's birth is recorded at Poxwell (Weymouth R.D.) in 1841 as William John son of Jane  HOOPER.
The HOOPER cottage was at the North end of Poxwell village, on the Road to Warmwell.
Jane HOOPER my 2XG grandmother was baptised at Church Knowle in 1818, but was raised at Poxwell, and had 4 generations of Richard HOOPER paternal ancestors.

In chronological order, my HOOPERs lived at Winfrith Newburgh from 1685, then Warmwell & Poxwell from  1757.

Winfrith Newburgh is not included in the IGI, the Bishops Transcripts on LDS microfilm 1239259 record baptisms and burials 1731-1880, marriages 1731- 1847.

James HOOPER married Mary CURTYS at Winfrith Newburgh 24 Aug 1685.   Their birthplaces are unknown.

They baptised Richard1 my 6XG-GF at Winfrith Newburgh c.1696.  He married Martha HANCOCK there in 1727, baptised children there 1729-1739, and died in 1766.

Richard2 5XG-GF was baptised at Winfrith Newburgh in 1734, married  Jean (Jenny/Jane) GEORGE at Osmington 1755, lived in Warmwell/Poxwell from 1757, died there in 1818.

Osmington is not included in the IGI, (BTs on LDS film 1239220)
Warmwell is not in the IGI (BTs on LDS film 1239253). Substantial Warmwell data is available via the Dorset OPC.
Poxwell
is not included in the IGI, but the Bishops Transcripts on LDS microfilms 1239224 & 1239225  contain broken periods from 1751.

Richard3 4XG-GF was baptised at Poxwell in 1757, married Sarah TALBOT at Winfrith Newburgh in 1780, lived in Poxwell. After Sarah's death in 1799 he married Elizabeth MILLER in 1804, (baptised Isaac in 1805) and died at Poxwell in 1837.

Richard4 my 3XG-GF (Jane's father) was baptised at Poxwell on Christmas day in 1794.  
Richard4 married Mary WOODROW at Turners Puddle in 1816, lived in Poxwell, 1822-54, died at Preston in 1878

Compiled by Neville Thomas in 2008  email graphic