Haydon  Dorset


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

HAYDON, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; adjacent to Somerset, 2¾ miles ESE of Sherborne r. station. Post-town, Sherborne. Acres, 632. Rated property, £777. Pop., 131. Houses, 24. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £160.* Patron, G. D. W. Digby, Esq. The church is good.

Haydon through time

Haydon 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 Haydon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th July 2024

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