Alcester  Dorset


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

ALCESTER, a liberty in the parish of St. James Shaftesbury, within the parliamentary borough of Shaftesbury, but without the municipal borough, Dorset. Pop., 342. Houses, 76.

Alcester through time

Alcester 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 Alcester itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th June 2024

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