In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stanton St Gabriel like this:
STANTON-ST. GABRIEL, a parish in Bridport district, Dorset; on the coast, 4 miles W by S of Bridport r. station. Post town, Bridport. Acres, 1,242; of which 190 are water. Rated property, £855. Pop., 75. Houses, 15. The living is a p. curacy annexed to Whitchurch-Canonicorum. The church was built in 1841.
Stanton St Gabriel 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 Stanton St Gabriel itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stanton St Gabriel in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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