Affpuddle  Dorset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Affpuddle like this:

AFF-PUDDLE, a parish in Wareham district, Dorset; on the river Piddle, 4 miles N of Moreton r. station and 8 ENE of Dorchester. It contains the hamlet of Pallington and the tything of Bryants-Puddle. Post Town, Piddletown under Dorchester. Acres, 3,818. Real pro perty, £2,928. Pop., 455. Houses, 97. The manor belonged anciently to Cerne Abbey. The property is divided. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Turners-Puddle, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is ancient but good. Charities, £5.

Affpuddle through time

Affpuddle is now part of Purbeck district. Click here for graphs and data of how Purbeck has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Affpuddle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Affpuddle, in Purbeck and Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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