Lydlinch  Dorset


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

LYDLINCH, a parish in Sturminster district, Dorset; on an affluent of the river Stour, 3 miles WS W of Sturminster r. station. Post town, Sturminster-Newton, under Blandford. Acres, 2,446. Real property, with Caundle, Stourton, Wake, and Stock-Gayland, £8,445. Rated property of L. alone, £3,477. Pop., 404. Houses, 87. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Marchioness of Thomond. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £458.* Patron, F. W. Fane, Esq. The church is good; and there are a national school, and charities £82.

Lydlinch through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th August 2020

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