Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LONGFLEET

LONGFLEET, a tything and a chapelry in CanfordMagua parish, Dorset. The tything lies averagely 1 mile NNE of Poole town and r. station; and includes part of the town and of the harbour. Post town, Poole. Acres, 1,458; of which 285 are water. Real property, £4,635. Pop. in 1851,1,287; in 1861,1,417. Houses, 288. The Poole workhouse is here; and, at the census of 1861, had 102 inmates. The manor belongs to Sir J. B. Guest, Bart. The chapelry is more extensive than the tything, and was constituted in 1836. Pop., 1,598. Houses, 317. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £85. Patron, Sir J. B. Guest, Bart. The church is recent, and was built chiefly at the expense of Lord de Mauley. There is a national school.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a tything and a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Dorset AncC
Place: Longfleet

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