In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Donhead like this:
DONHEAD, a sub-district in Tisbury district, Wilts; containing the two Donhead parishes, three other parishes, and the greater part of another. Acres, 19, 842. Pop., 4, 154. Houses, 897.
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 Donhead has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Salisbury. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Donhead and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Donhead, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time, and maybe some references to other places called "Donhead".