Farnham  Dorset


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

FARNHAM, a parish in Wimborne district, Dorset; near the boundary with Wilts, 7 miles WNW of Cranborne, and 8 NE by N of Blandford r. station. It has a post office under Blandford, and a fair on 21 Aug. Acres, 402. Real property, with Ashmore, £3, 420. Pop., 121. Houses, 26. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £149.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor.

Farnham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2018

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