The first recorded Dorset Warlands

The first known recorded person with the surname Warland in Dorset was John Warland. According to this very informative website describing St Andrew's Church in Kinson and its assocation with Canford Church, John Warland was appointed clerk of Canford and St Andrew's Church, Kinson, replacing William Mighel on 28 April 1490. John Warland remained in the role until 7 April 1511 when he was replaced by John Hassard. It is understood that John Warland was presented by the Prior of Bradenstoke near Swindon, Patron until the dissolution of the monasteries. The original source of this last sentence is not known.

The Dorset Muster Rolls of 1539 in a book published by T.L. Stoate in 1978), record the following Warlands:

It is presumed, but cannot be confirmed, that John and Edith Warland may be a married couple. /P>

For details of Warlands connected with Canford Magna, see this page.

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