In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described North Wootton like this:
WOOTTON (North), a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; 1½ mile SSE of Sherborne r. station. Post town, Sherborne. Acres, 619. Real property, £767. Pop., 76. Houses, 17. The manor belongs to G. D. W. Digby, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £51. Patron, G. D. W. Digby, Esq-The church is tolerable.
North Wootton 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 North Wootton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of North Wootton in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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