Winfrith  Dorset


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

WINFRITH, a hundred in Dorchester and Wareham disions, Dorset; containing 9 parishes. Acres, 4,160 16,448. Pop. in 1851, 421 and 2,562. Houses, 75 and 520.

Winfrith through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st May 2024

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