In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gussage All Saints like this:
GUSSAGE-ALL-SAINTS, a parish in Wimborne district, Dorset; 4¼ miles WSW of Cranborne, and 6¼ NE of Bailey Gate r. station. It includes Mannington hamlet; and has a post office, of the name of Gussage, under Cranborne. Acres, 2, 907. Real property, £3, 301. Pop., 496. Houses, 102. The land is mostly arable. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £85. Patron, the Archdeacon of Dorset. There is a national school.
Gussage All Saints is now part of East Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gussage All Saints itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gussage All Saints in East Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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