Pulham  Dorset


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

PULHAM, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; 5¼ miles N E by N of Cerne-Abbas, and 6 S W by W of Sturminster-Newton r. station. It consists of two sections, E and W; and its post town is Sherborne. Acres, 2, 370. Real property, £3, 185. Pop., 302. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Rev. T. F. M. Halsey. The parish is a meet for the Blackmoor Vale harriers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £350.* Patron, the Rev. T. F. M. Halsey. The church is ancient but good; and there are charities £11.

Pulham through time

Pulham 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 Pulham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 31st May 2020

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