POOR LAW SETTLEMENT EXAMINATION DORSET RECORD OFFICE P204/OV91,1758
Matthew Abbott (b-1722) Wimborne Minister, examined in Poole 9 1758. At age 11 he was hired as a servant (1733-1739) with 2 different masters and then
moved to Christchurch. There he was hired by James Perkins , (to serve him in Newfoundland) and went accordingly (then age 17). He was examined on his arrival back in Poole, age 36. (This is Matthew Abbott, Trinity ; he returned again to settle in Trinity.)
Stalbridge Register from Mrs. Tatler: Married, 30 Apr 1744, Matthew Abbott & Mary Cook.
Matthew (1722-1794) m1760 Grace Gillett (Trinity, Newfoundland) of Wimborne Minster, Dorset.
ABBOTT, Matthew (1722-1794) of Wimborne Minster, died Nfld.