In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Buckland Ripers like this:
BUCKLAND-RIPERS, a parish in Weymouth district, Dorset; near the Weymouth railway, 3 miles NW by N of Melcombe-Regis. It includes part of Nottington hamlet; and its Post Town is Radipole, under Weymouth. Acres, 1,237. Rated property, £1,189. Pop., 113. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £176. Patron, Q. H. Stroud, Esq. The church is good.
Buckland Ripers 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 Buckland Ripers itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Buckland Ripers in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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