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Winfrith Newburgh Dorset

 

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

WINFRITH-NEWBURGH, a parish, with W. village and five hamlets, in Wareham district, Dorset; 3 miles SW of Wool r. station, and 8 WSW of Wareham. It has a post-office under Dorchester. Acres, 4,496. Real property, with Longcotts, £4,214. Pop., 1,020. house s, 235. A seat of the Newburghs was here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £640. Patron, the Bishop of S. The church was recently restored. A chapel of ease and an endowed school are at Burton; and a national school at Winfrith. Bishops Lindwood and Atkyns were rectors.

Winfrith Newburgh through time

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 Winfrith Newburgh has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Purbeck. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Winfrith Newburgh and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14002

Date accessed: 30th September 2014


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