Leigh  Dorset


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

LEIGH, a tything, with a village, in WimborneMinster parish, Dorset; 1 mile E of Wimborne-Minster. Real property, £3,281. Pop., 574. Here was anciently a chapel.

Additional information about this locality is available for Wimborne Minster

Leigh through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th May 2022

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