Long Bredy  Dorset


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

BREDY (Long), a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the downs, near the source of the Bredy stream, 4¾ miles SW of Grimstone and Frampton r. station, and 8 W of Dorchester. It includes the hamlet of Upper Kingston; and its Post Town is Little Bredy under Dorchester. Acres, 2,117. Real property, £3,067. Pop., 250. Houses, 55. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Little Bredy, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £625.* Patron, R. Williams, Esq. The church is good. Charities, £8.

Long Bredy through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd December 2021

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