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Bere Regis

The church of St John the Baptist. Bere Regis War Memorial The carved roof of Bere Regis Church. Cottage in the village of Bere Regis. Street corner in Bere Regis Street scene in Bere Regis

We have not listed  the specific individuals who have been researched as our own findings in parish records have  been both corroborated and greatly expanded by a book by John Pitfield and it would be unfair to reproduce his work.  You can find out about his book and make contact with him here.

However, we will list the surnames of greatest interest and would be be please to hear from anyone who has also traced the families, particularly after they moved from this parish:







In the News………..1788

All the Registers belonging to the parish of Bere Regis were burnt on the Fourth Day of June 1788, they being then in the Vicarage House which was reduced to Ashes on that Day.  Witness my Hand, Thos Williams, Vicar


A village only a few miles from Wareham, situated on Bere Stream.

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