Thornford  Dorset


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

THORNFORD, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; 3¼ miles SW of Sherborne r. station. Post town, Sherborne. Acres, 1,407. Real property, £2,267. Pop., 415. Houses, 80. Most of the property is in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £200.* Patron, G. D. W. Digby, Esq. The church was restored in 1866.

Thornford through time

Thornford 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 Thornford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th December 2021

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