Ashmore  Dorset


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

ASHMORE, a parish in Shaftesbury district, Dorset; contiguous to Wilts, 5 miles SE of Shaftesbury, and 7½ N of Blandford r. station. Post Town, Shaftesbury under Salisbury. Acres, 2,335. Real property with Farnham, £3,420. Pop., 254. Houses, 61. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £410.* Patron, the Rev.Chisholm. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Ashmore through time

Ashmore 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 Ashmore itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2024

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