Place:


Littlebredy  Dorset

 

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

BREDY (Little), a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the downs, at the source of the Bredy stream, 5 miles SSW of Grimstone and Frampton r. station, and 6¾ W by S of Dorchester. It has a post office under Dorchester. Acres, 1,636. Real property, with Kingston-Russell, £2198. Pop, 199. Houses, 41. The property is all in one estate. Stone is quarried. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Long Bredy, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is good.

Littlebredy through time

Littlebredy 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 Littlebredy itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13688

Date accessed: 24th August 2017


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