Dore was appointed a Freeman of Lymington in 1681 and was Mayor from 1683 to 1685. A soldier, he served in the Duke of Bolton's Second Regiment, Sir John Gibson's Regiment of Foot and Lord Lucas's Regiment of Foot. In 1705 he was appointed a Freeman of Winchester.
- History of Parliament On-line
- Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714 Disbrowe-Dyve pp406-439
- 'A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies' Burke, J. p95: London; John Russell Smith; 1844