In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stock Gaylard like this:
STOCK-GAYLAND, a parish in Sturminster district, Dorset; 4½ miles W by S of Sturminster r. station. Post town, Sherborne. Acres, 849. Rated property, £1,044. Pop., 50. Houses, 9. The manor belongs to the Rev. H. F. Yeatman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £194. Patron, the Rev. H. F. Yeatman. The church is ancient but good.
Stock Gaylard 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 Stock Gaylard itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stock Gaylard in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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