In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Margaret Marsh like this:
MARGARET-MARSH, a parish in Shaftesbury district, Dorset; 4 miles NE of Sturminster-Newton r. station, and 4 SW of Shaftesbury. Post town, Shaftesbury, under Salisbury. Acres, 525. Real property, with Hartgrove, £2,730. Pop., 71. Houses, 15. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Iwerne-Minster, in the diocese of Salisbury.
Margaret Marsh 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 Margaret Marsh itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Margaret Marsh in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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