Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ALMER

ALMER, a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; on an affluent of the Stour, 3½ miles S by W of Spettisbury r. station, and 7 W by S of Wimborne-Minster. It contains the hamlet of Mapperton. Post Town, Shapwick under Blandford. Acres, 1,161. Real property, £2,686 Pop., 155. Houses, 34. The manor belongs to T. S Drax, Esq. of Charborough; and much of the surface is included in Charborough Park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £284.* Patron, Miss Drax.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Almer CP/AP       Blandford PLU/RegD       Dorset AncC
Place: Almer

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