In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winterborne Stickland like this:
WINTERBORNE-STICKLAND, a parish, with W.-Quarlestone tything, in Blandford district, Dorset; 3½ miles WSW of Blandford r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Stickland , under Blandford. Acres, 1,340. Rated property, £1,849. Pop, 444. Houses, 86. The property is divided between two. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £255. Patron, Baron Hamboro. The church is good; and there are two Methodist chapels, a national school, and charities £7.
Winterborne Stickland is now part of North Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Winterborne Stickland itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winterborne Stickland in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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