In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Pulham like this:
PULHAM, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; 5¼ miles N E by N of Cerne-Abbas, and 6 S W by W of Sturminster-Newton r. station. It consists of two sections, E and W; and its post town is Sherborne. Acres, 2, 370. Real property, £3, 185. Pop., 302. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Rev. T. F. M. Halsey. The parish is a meet for the Blackmoor Vale harriers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £350.* Patron, the Rev. T. F. M. Halsey. The church is ancient but good; and there are charities £11.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pulham in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th April 2017
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