In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Todber like this:
TODBERE, a parish in Shaftesbury district, Dorset; 3¾ miles N by E of Sturminster r. station. Post town, Shaftesbury, under Salisbury. Acres, 384. Rated property, £638. Pop., 122. Houses, 25. The living is a rectory, annexed to Stower-Provost. The church is tolerable.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Todber has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of North Dorset. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Todber and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Todber in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th July 2016
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