Hooke  Dorset


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

HOOK, a parish in Beaminster district, Dorset; on the river Froom, 2¼ miles NW of Toller r. station, and 4 E by S of Beaminster. Post town, Beaminster, under Bridport. Acres, 1, 237. Real property, with Witherstone, West Milton, South Poorton, Poorstock, and Nettlecombe, £8, 315. Rated property of H. ...

alone, £1, 147. Pop., 247. Houses, 55. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Duke of Cleveland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £100. Patrons, the Dowager-Countess and the Earl of Sandwich. The church is ancient, and was repaired in 1844.

Hooke through time

Hooke 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 Hooke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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