Burstock  Dorset


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

BURSTOCK, a parish in Beaminster district, Dorset; on the verge of the county, 4¾ miles WNW of Beaminster, and 5 SSW of Crewkerne r. station. Post Town, Broadwinsor, under Bridport. Acres, 913. Real property, £1,811. Pop., 220. Houses, 49. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £155. Patron, Rev. J. Jones. Charities, £14.

Burstock through time

Burstock 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 Burstock itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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