Our little brother - with a better WebSite, which, Alas! is no more. This is the archived version.
The parish has changed over the years, and yet even in some of the oldest images of the area there are familiar features. This gallery shows the rich history in the area including a glimpse of Dorset’s agricultural heritage; changes in development, fashion and transport.
Ken Tapping's photographs
A portfolio of photographs of village life, taken over the years by Ken Tapping (1939-2009). This WebSite is now defunct, so this is an archived vresion.
Some interesting stories about people - some alive, some dead - but nothing to do with our village !
The UK National Directory of gardens open for Charity.
Provides Statutory information from the Parish Council - minutes, agendas, financial data - and the Neighbourhood Plan.
There are five Churches in our Benefice, with one Rector. There are five Rectors in the Pilgrim Parishes.
Rights of Way
Unclassified roads, bridleways, halterpaths and footpaths. With their identifying numbers.
The Okeford Benefice
The Okeford Benefice serves the communities and areas surrounding Shillingstone, Okeford Fitzpaine, Child Okeford, Manston and Hammoon
The Royal Oak
Our Village Pub, who also do very good meals - AND take-aways !
The S & D Railway
Video of trains on the Somerset & Dorset Railway - sometimes referred to as the "Smelly & Dirty" !
What Wikipedia says about Okeford Fitzpaine
Eype and Symondsbury
Graves in the churchyards of St. Peter's, Eype and St. John the Baptist, Symondsbury, plus annexe.
Find a Grave
This Site provides details, photographs, biographies, etc.
Tea for Two
Another WebSite with grave data from all over the world, and some useful links to others.
A "notice board" for requests for information about the village, and about people from the village.
Guide to Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Vision of Britain
Includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units.