Turnworth  Dorset


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

TURNWORTH, a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; 4½ miles WNW of Blandford r. station. It has a Post office under Blandford. Acres, 1,560. Real property, £1,133. Pop., 150. Houses, 22. The manor belongs to W. P. Okeden, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £160. Patron, the Bishop of S. The church was recently restored.

Turnworth through time

Turnworth 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 Turnworth itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th April 2024

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