Chaldon Herring  Dorset


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

CHALDON-HERRING, or East Chaldon, a parish in Wareham district, Dorset; near the coast, 3¾ miles S of Moreton r. station, and 9½ WSW of Wareham. Post Town, Winfrith, under Dorchester. Acres, 2,981. Real property, with Chaldon-Boys and Holworth, £3,285. Pop., 341. Houses, 63. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £62. Patron, Joseph Weld, Esq. The church is good.

Chaldon Herring through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th October 2020

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