Folke  Dorset


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

FOLKE, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; 3 miles SSE of Sherborne town and r. station. It includes the hamlet of Allweston, which has a post office under Sherborne. Acres, 1, 722. Rated property, £1, 763. Pop., 332. Houses, 70. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £300.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury and W. N. Allford, Esq. The church is tolerable.

Folke through time

Folke 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 Folke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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