Chickerell  Dorset


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

CHICKERELL (West), a parish in Weymouth district, Dorset; on the coast, at the East Fleet, 3 miles NW by W of Weymouth town and r. station. It includes the tythings of East Chickerell and Putton; and has a post office under Weymouth. Acres, 1,812; of which 280 are water. Real property, £2, 620. Pop., 660. Houses, 143. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £320.* Patrons, the Duke of Cleveland and the Dowager Countess of Sandwich. The church is tolerable.

Chickerell through time

Chickerell 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 Chickerell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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