Broadmayne  Dorset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broadmayne like this:

BROADMAYNE, or Broadmoigne, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; 2 miles S of the Southwestern railway, and 4 SE of Dorchester. It has a post office under Dorchester. Acres, 2,540. Real property, £1,902. Pop., 506. Houses, 97. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of West Knighton, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is not good.

Broadmayne through time

Broadmayne is now part of West Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Broadmayne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Broadmayne in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th April 2019

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