East Stoke  Dorset


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

STOKE (East), a parish, with West Holme tything, in Wareham district, Dorset; on the river Frome, 2½ miles E of Wool r. station, and 3½ W by S of Wareham. Post town, Wareham. Acres, 3,273; of which 40 are water. Rated property, £3,122. Pop., 594. Houses, 130. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £326. Patron, Sir H. Oglander. The church was rebuilt in 1827, at a cost of £6,700. There is a national school.

East Stoke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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