Whitcombe  Dorset


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

WHITCOMBE, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; 2 miles SE of Dorchester r. station. Post town, Dorchester. Acres, 540. Real property, £800. Pop., 71. Houses, 12. The living is a donative in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £13. Patron, Capt. L. D. Damer. The church is good.

Whitcombe through time

Whitcombe 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 Whitcombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th June 2018

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