West Woodyates Dorset


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

WOODYATES (West), an extra-parochial tract in Wimborne district, Dorset; 3¼ miles NE by N of Cranborne. Acres, 1,290. Pop., 20. Houses, 2.

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th May 2016

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