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ALLINGTON, \ a mile N.W. from Bridport. Popula. 1,139. Fair, July 22, a small fair for pedlary and cattle.

ALMER and MAPPERTON, 6 miles S.W. from Wimborne. Popula. 188.

ALTON PANCRAS, 1 mile N.E. from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 207.

ANDERSON, 3 miles N.E. from BereRegis. Popula. 78.

ARNE, 3 miles E. from Wareham. Popula. 134.

ASKERSWELL, 4 miles E. from Bridport. Populu. 190.

ASHMORE, 3 miles S.E. from Shaftesbury.

Popula. 166. BARN, in Whitchurch-canonicorum parish,

and popula, included therein. BATCOMBE, 4 miles N.W. "from Сепк>

Abbas. Popula. 177. BEAMINSTEH, 137 miles S.W. from

London. Popula. 2,806. Market.Thurs.;

fairs, April 4, Sep. 19, for horses, sheep,

&c. Also shows of cattle, cheese, ¿CO.,

and Oct. 9. BELL-CHALWELL, 5 miles S. from

Sturminster-Newtou. Popula. 192.

BERE-HACKET, 4 miles S. from Sherborne. Popula. 78.

BERE-REGIS, 115 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 1,080.

BETT1SCOMBE, 3 miles S.W. from Beaminster. Popula. 62.

BEVF.R1DGE, in Cranbome parish, and popula, included therein.

B1NCOMBE, 5 miles S. from Dorchester. Popula. 178.

BLAGDON, in Cranbome parish, and popula, included therein.

BLANDKORD-FORVM, 103 miles S.W. from London. Popula.2.643. Market, Sat. ; fairs, March 7, July 10, Nov. 8, for horses, sheep, and cheese.

BLANDFORD (St. Mary), l mile S. from lllandford-Forum. Populo. 358.

BLOXWORT1I, 1 mile E. from Bere-Regis. Populu. 210.

BOTHENHAMPTON, 1 mile S. from Bridport. Popula. 385.

BOWOOD, in Netherbury purish, and popula, included therein.

BOWRTON, in Gillinifham parish, and popula, included therein.

BRADFORD-ABBAS, 3 miles S.W. from Sherborne. Popula. 633.

BRADFORD-PEVEREL, 2 miles N.W.

from Dorchester. Popula. 277. BRADPOLE, 1 mile N. from Bridport.

Popula. 926. BRADLEY, in Church-Knowle pariah,

and popula, included therein.

BREDY (Little), 2 miles N. from Abbotsbury. Popula. 205.

BRIDPORT, 134 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 3,742. Market, Sat.; fairs, April 6, for bullocks and sheep; IIoly-Thurs., for pedlary, Oct. 11, a small fair for pedlary and cattle. A corporate town, having thirteen capital burgesses, two bailiffs, a recorder, and a town clerk. Seeds two members to parliament. Right of election ia the inhabitants who pay scot and lot Number of voters, 25Ó. Here there m a Priory, at the end of the town; income 6/. yearly, now worth 120/.; converted into a dwelling-house, called St. Jones. An Hospital over the bridsp, to the west of the town; income 81.6s. \à. yearly, now worth 166/. It. 3d.

BROADMAYNE, 3 miles S.E. from Dorchester. Popula. 277.

BROADWAY, 5 miles S. from Dorchen

ter. Popula. 282. Fair, Wed. beiore

Sept. 18. BROADWINSOR, 3 miles N.W. from

Be»minster. Popula. 1,387. Fair,

Trin.-Mon. BROCKHAMPTON, in Buckland-NewtoB

parish, and popula, included therein.

BRYANSTON with DURWESTON, 1 milefrom Blandford-Forum. Popula.79.

BRYANT'S-rUDDLE, in Aff-Puddle parish, and popula, included therein.

BUCKHORN-WESTON, 6 miles W.from Shaftesbury. Popula. 327.

BUCKLAND-NEWTON, 3 miles NX from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 843.

BVCKI.ANDRIPERS, 6 miles S.W. from Dorchester. Popula. GO.

BURLESTONE, 4 miles W. from BereRegis. Popula. 6Ü.

BURSTOCK, Smiles S.E. from Bridport.

Popula. 203. Bl'RTON-BRADSTOCK. 2 miles S.E.

from Bridport. Popuhi. 854. CANFORD-MAGNA, 2 miles S.E. from

Wimbome. Popula. 2,696. CANN-ST.-RCMBOLD, 1 mile S. from

Shaftesbury. Popula. 365. CASTLETOÑ, 1} mile S. from Sherborne.

Popula. 174.

CATHERSTON-LEWSTON, 5 mile» W.

from Bridport. Popula. 27. CATTISTOCK, 3 miles W. from Cerne

Abbas. Popula. 382. CAUNDLE-BISHOP, 3 miles S.E. from

Sherborne. Popula. 312.

CAUXDLE-MARSH, 3} miles S.W. from

Sherborne. Popula. 62. CAUN'DLE-PURSE, 3 miles N.E. from

Sherborne. Popula. 142.

CAINDLE-STOURTON, 3 miles S.W. from Stalbridge. Popula. 325.

CAUNDLE-WAKE, in Caundle-Bishop parish, and popula, included therein.

CERNE-ABBAS, 120 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 1,060. Market, Wed.; fairs, Mid-Lent-Mon., April 28, Oct. 2, for horses, bullocks, and hogs. Here there was a Benedictine Abbey, founded in the Saxon times, by a Mr. Egelward; underwent several changes in after times; valued, at the dissolution, at 623Í.13«. ЦН., now worth 12.473Л 4». 2d.; granted, 17 Eliz., to John Dudley and others.

CERNE-NETHER, 2 milesS. from CerneAbbas. Popula. 60.

CHALBURY, 4 miles N. from WimborneMinster. Popula. 135.

CHALDON-HERRING, 8 miles N. from Wareham. Popula. 240.

CHARDSTOCK, 10 miles W. from Beaminster. Popula. 1,256. Fair, Old Michaelmas-day.

CHARLTON-MARSHALL, 2 miles S. from Blandfoní-Forum. Popula. 304.

CHARMINSTER, 3 miles N. from Dorchester. Popula. 556.

CHARMOUTH, 1 mile N. from LymeRegis. Popula. 607.

CHEDINGTON,2 miles N. from Beamin

ster.' Popula. 164. CHELBOROUGH (East), 5 miles N.E.

from Beaminster. Popula. 96. CHELBOROUGH (West), 3 miles N.E.

from Beaminster. Popula. 56.

CHESELBORNE, 7 miles from Ceme

Abbas. Popula. 336. CHETNOLE, in Yetminster parish, and

popula, included therein. 8 miles from

Sherborne. CHETTLE, 6 miles W. from Cranborne.

Popula. 132.

CHICKERELL (West), 7 miles W. from Dorchester. Pojmla. 409.

CHIDEOCK, 2 miles W. from Bridport.

Popula. 715. CHILCOMBE, 4 miles N.W. from Ab

botsbury. Popula. 22.

CHILDHONY, in Broad-Winsor parish,

and popula, included therein. CHILD-OKEFORD, 2 miles S.E. from

Sturminster. Popula. 694. CHILFROOM, 4 miles S.W. from Cerne

Abbas. Popula. 106. CHURCH-KiNOWLE, § a mile W. from

Corfe-Castle. Popula. 400. CLIFTON-MABANK, 3 miles S.W. from

Sherborne. Popula. 66. COMPTON-ABBAS, 5 miles S.W. from

Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 80. COMPTON-ABBAS, 3 mile« S. from

Shaftesbury. Popula. 368.

COMPTON-NETHER, 3 miles N.W.

from Sherborne. Popula. 458. COMPTONOVER, 3 miles N.W. from

Sherborne. Popula. 149.

COMPTON-VALLANCE, 4 miles N.W. from Dorchester. Popula. 86.

COOMBE-ALMER, in Sturminster-Marshall parish, and popula, included therein.

COOMBE-KEYNES, 5 miles S.W. from Wareham. Popula. 128.

CORFE-CASTLE, 116 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 1,465. Market,Thurs.; fairs, May 12, Oct. 29, for hogs and toys. A corporate town, having a mayor, and eight burgesses, called barons: it Bends two members to parliament. Right of election is in persons paying scot and lot. Number of voters, 14 resident, and about 30 non-resident.

CORFE-MULLEN, 3 miles S.W. from Wimborne-Minster. Popula. 544.

CORSCOMBE, 2 miles N. from Beaminster. Popula. 632.

COWGROVE, in Wimborne-Minster parish, and popula, included therein.

CRANBORNE, 92 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 1,823. Market, Thurs.; fairs, Aug. 24, Dec. 6, for cheese and sheep. A Benedictine Cell, founded in the year 980; by Elwardus Snew; granted, 2 Eliî., to Thomas Francis.

CREECH, in Church-Knowle parish, and

popula, included therein. CRIPTON, in Winterbome-Came parish,.

and popula, included therein.

DALWOOD, in Stocklnml parish, and popula, included therein. 3 miles from Axminster. Fair, Wed. after Aug. 24.

DEBNFORD, in Broad-Winsor parish, and popula. included therein.

DEWLISH, 4 miles from Bere-Regis. Popula. 386. Fair, Nov. 30.

DORCHESTER, 120 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 2,743. It contains the parishes of All-Saints, Holy Trinity, and St. Peter. Market, Wed. and Sat.; fairs, Feb. 14, for cattle of all sorts, and sheep; Trin-Mon., July 6, ditto and lambs, Aug. 6, ditto, wool and leather. A corporate town, having a mayor, recorder, two bailiffs, six aldermen, six capital burgesses, and twenty-four common councilmen : sends two members to parliament. Right of election iu those who pay to church and poor, in respect of their real estates within the borough, though not inhabitants or occupiers. Number of voters, 200. Here was an hospital called St. John's Hospital, and a Franciscan Abbey, founded, 4 Edw. II., by the ancestors of Sir John Chideock; grunted, 35 Hen. VIII., to Sir Edmund Peckham.

DRIMPTON, in i Broad-Winsor parish, and popula. included therein.

DUNTISH, in Buckland-Newton parish, and populu. included therein.

DURWESTON. 2 miles N. W. from Blandford-Forum. Popula. 454.

EDMONSHAM.lmileS. from Cranborne. Popula. 262.'

EVERSHOT, 6 miles E. from Beaminster. Popula. 567. Fair, May 12, for bullocks and toys.

FAREWOOD, in Cranborne parish, and popula. included therein.

FARNHAM, 10 miles S.E. from Shaftesbury, and 7 miles N.E. from Blandford. Popula. 283. Fair, Aug. 21, for cheese.

FARNHAM-TOLLARD, in Farnhnm parish, and popula. included therein.

FRAMPTON, 5J milesN.W.from Dorchester. Popula. 418. Fairs, March 4 and 7, Aug. 1, Sept. 4, for all sorts of cattle. Here there was an Alien Priory, founded by William the Conqueror; granted, 14 Eli&> to Sir Christopher Hatton, who sold il to John brown, Esq.

F1FEHEAD-MAGDALEN, 3 miles N. from Stunninster. Popula. 296.

FIFEHEAD-NEVILLE, 2$ miles from Stunninster. Popula. 95.

FLEET, 4 miles S.E. from Abbotsburv.

Popula. 132. FOLKE, 4 miles S.E. from Sherborne.

Popula. 269.

FONTMELL-MAGNA, 4 miles S. frost Shaftesbury. Popula. 733.

FORDINGTON, $ a mile S.E. from Dorchester. Popula. 1,275.

FROOME-ST.-QUINTIN, 4milesN.W. from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 120.

FROOME-VAUGHCHURCH, 5 nulei S.W. from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 105.

GILLINGHAM,3milesN.W.from Shaftesbury. Popula. 3,059. Fairs, TrinitjMon., Sept. 12, bullocks, horses, mi sheep.

GODMANSTONE, 3 miles from CerneAbbas. Popula. 128.

GOMERSHAY, in Stalbridge parish, and popula. included therein.

GRIMSTONE.—See Stratton.—3 miles N.E. from Dorchester.

OUSSAGE (AH Saints), 4 miles S.W. from Cranborne. Popula. 3-18.

GUSSAGE (St. Michael), 4 miles W. from Cranborne. Popula. 246.

HALSTOCK, 5 miles N.E. from Betminster. Popula. 447.

HAMMOON, 1 mile from Sturmioster. Popula. 71.

HAMPRESTON, If mile S.E. from Wimborne. Popula. 892.

HAMWORTHV, 1 mile N.W. from Took. Popula. 313.

HANDLEY, 3 miles M.W. from Cranborne. Popula. 831.

HANFORD, 3 miles S.E. from Stunnin'ster. Popula. 13.

HARTGROVE, in FontmelJ parish, and popula. included therein.

HARTLEY, in Mintern-Magna parish, and popula. included therein.

HASELBURY-BRYAN, 4 miles from SturminBter. Popula. 574.

HAWKCHURCH, 7 miles W. from Beaminster. Popula. 856.

HAYDON, 2 miles S.E. from Sherborne. Popula. 109.

HERMITAGE, 1 mile S. from Dorchester. Popula. 143. Fair, Aug. 26, bullocks, horses, sheep, aud wool.

HERRINGSTONE, in West-Chickerell parish, and popula. included therein.

HILFIELD, in the parish of Sydling-St.Nicholas. 3 miles from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 127.

HILTON, В miles from Ceme-Abbas. Popula. 610.

HINTON (St. Mary), 1 mile N. from Sturminster. Popula. 297.

HINTON-PARVA, or STANBRIDGE, 2§ miles N. from Wimborne-Minster. Popula. 25.

HINTON-MARTELL, 3 miles N. from Wimborne-Minster. Popula. 257.

HOLME (East), 1 mile S.W. from Warehem. Popula. 42. Here there was a Cluniac Cell, founded before the reign of Edward I.; granted, 1 Edward VI,, to John Harmon.

HOLNEST, 6 miles S. from Sherborne. Popula. 162.

HOLT, in Wimborne-Minster parish, and popula, included therein.

HOOKE, 3 miles E. from Beaminster. Popula. 2S4.

HORTON. 4 miles S.W. from Cranborne. Populn. 420. Here was a Benedictine Cell, founded in the year 970, by Ordgar Earl of Devonshire; granted, 1 l-.thv. VI., to Edward Duke of Somerset, and after his attainder, to William Earl of Pembroke, 7 Edw. VI..,

HOUGHTON-WINTERBORNE, 4 miles S.W. from Blandl'ord-Forum. Popula. 203.

IBBERTON, 6 miles from Ceme-Abba», Popula. 222.

IWERNE-COURTNAY or SHROTON, 4 miles S.E. from Sturminster. Popula. 512. Fair, Sept. 25, for horses, bullocks, sheep, and all sorts of haberdashery.

IWEHNE-MINSTER, 5 miles S. from Shaftesbury. Popula. 622.

K1MMERIDGE, 3 miles S.W. from Corfe

Castle. Popula. 90. KINGSTON-MAGNA, б miles W, from

Shaftesbury. Popula. 486. KINGSTON, or K1NSON, in Canford

Magna parish, and popula, iniluded

therein. 3 miles from WimborneMinster. KINGSTON-RUSSELL, in Little-Bredy

parish, and popula, included therein.

Near Dorchester. KNIGHTON (West), 3miles N.W. from

Dorchester. Popula. 229. KNOWLE, in Buckland-Newton parish,

and popula, included therein. LANGTON-HERRING, 2 miles S.E. from

Abbotsbury, Popula. 152.

LANGTON-LQNG-BLANDFORD, 1 mile S.E. from Blandford-Forum. Popula. 160.

LANGTON-MATRAVERS, 1 mile S.E. from Corfe-Castle. Popula. 628.

LEWSTON (Extra Par.), 4 miles S. from

Sherborne. Popula. 8. LEIGH, in Yetminster parish, and popula.

included therein. 6 miles S. by W.

from Dorset. LEIGH, in Wimborne-Minster parish, and

popula, included therein.

LITTON-CHENEY, 3 miles N. from Ab- • botsbury. Popula. 424.

LILLINGTON, Ц miles S. from Sherborne. Popula. 185.

LONGBREDY, 6 miles W. from Dorchester. Popula. 291.

LONG-CRITCHELL, 6 miles S.W. from Cranborne. Popula. 108.

LONGBURTON, 3 miles S. from Sherborne. Popula. 327.

LONGFLEET, in Canford-Magna parish, and popula, included therein. 1 mile from Poole.

LOTHERS, 1 mile E. from Bridpôrt. Popula. 857. Here there was an Alien Priory, founded in the reign of Цеп. I., by Richard de Redveriis.

LULLWORTH (East), 5 miles S.W. from \\ ur.'liam. Popu)a. 353.

LULLWORTH (West), 7 miles S.W. from Wareham. Popula. 365.

LYDLINCH, % miles S.W. from Sturminster-Newton. Popula. 364.

LYME-REGIS, 143 miles S.W. from London. Popula. 2,Üti9. Market, Fri.; fairs, Feb. 13, Oct. 2. If on a Satur. kept on a Mon., for cattle. A corporate town, having a mayor, recorder, fifteen capital burgesses, a town clerk, and other officers. Sends two members to parliament: right of election is in the freemen resident or non-resident: number ot' voters, 31. Here there waa an Hospital ; valued at 381. lit., now worth 77K.

LYTCHETT-MATRAVERS, 4 miles S.W. from \Y imborne. Popula. 609.

LYTCHETT-VHNSTER, 3 miles N.W. from Poole. Popula. 544.

MAIDEN-NEWTON, 4 miles S.W. from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 520. Fairs. March У, May 4.

from Stanninster

MANSTON, 1 mile E
Popula. 140.

MAPPERTON, 2 miles S. from Beaminster. Popula. 123.

MAPPOWDER, 6 miles N.E. from CerneAbbas. Popula. 247.

MARGARET-MARSH, 3 miles S. from Shaftesbury. Populu. 84.

MARNHULL, 24 miles N. from Sturminster. Popula. 1,273.

MARSHWOOD, 4 miles N.W. from Bridport. Popula. 532.

MELBURY-ABBAS, 2 miles S.E. from Shaftesbury. Popula. 345.

MELBURY-BUBB, 5 miles N.W. from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 129.

MELBURY-OSMOND, 6 miles S.W. from Sherborne. Popula. 319.

MELBURY-SAMPFORD, 6 miles N.E. from Beaminstcr. Popula. 78.

MELCOMBE-HORSEY, 4 miles from Cerne-Abbas. Popula. 153. Here was a Dominican Friary, founded by Rogers, of Brianston; granted, 35 Hen. VIII., to Sir John Rogers, of the same family.

MELCOMBE-REGIS, seated at the mouth of the river Wey, 127 miles from London. Popula. (4252) returned with Weymouth, to which it is united. For markets, &c, see Weymouth.

MELPLASH, in Netherbury parish, and popula. included therein.

MILBORNE - CHURCHSTONE, and ST.-ANDREW, 3 miles N.W. from Bere-Regis. Popula. 244. Fair, Nov. 30, bullock, horses, and cheese.

MILBORNE-STYLEHAM, near BereRegis, and 109 miles from London. Popula. 264.

MILTON-ABBAS, 4 miles from BereRegis. Popula. 767. Here there was a Benedictine Abbey, founded by King Ethelstnn, in the year 933, to expiate the murder of his brother Edwin; income 720/. As. Id., yearly, now worth 14,408/. Is. 8d.; granted, 31 Hen. VIII., to Sir John Tregonwall. Fair, July 30, for cattle and toys.

M1NTERN-MAGNA, 2 miles from CerneAbbas, and 122 from London. Popula. 311. r

MINTERN (Little), in Buckland-Newton parish, and popula. included therein.

MONKTON-UPON- WIMBORNE, in

Cranborne parish, and popula. included therein.

MOORE-CRITCHELL, 5 miles S.W. from Cranborne. Popula. 267.

MORDEN, 4 miles E. from Bere-Regis. Popula. 650.

MORETON, 8 miles N.W. from Wareham. Popula. 256.

MOSTERTON, 3 miles S.W. from Beaminster. Popula. 284.

MOTCOMB, 1 mile N.W. from Shaftesbury. Popula. 1,184.

MUCKLEFORD, in Bradford - Peverel pariah, and popula. included therein. 4 miles from Dorchester.

NETHERBURY, 1 mile S. from Beaminster. Popula. 1,954.

NETHER-KINGCOMBE, in Toller-Porcorum parish, and popula. included therein

NETTLECOMBE. in Poorstock parish, and popula. included therein.

NORTH-WOOTTON, 2 miles S.E. from Sherborne. Popula. 64.

OBORNE, 1 mile N.E. from Sherborne. Popula. 123.

OKEFORD-FITZPANE, 4 miles S. from Stunninster. Popula. 499.

ORCHARD (East), 3 miles S.W. from Shaftesbury. Popula. 193.

ORCHARD (West), 4 miles S.W. from Shaftesbury'. Popula. 173.

OSMINGTON, 3 miles N. from MelcombeRegis. Popula. 318.

OVER, in Toller-Porcorum parish, mnd popula. included therein.

OWERMOIGNE, 5 miles S.E. from Dorchester. Popula. 377. Fair, Oct. 10, cattle, horses, and toys.

PARKSTON, in Canford-Magna pari.h, and popula. included therein. 7 miles from Poole.

PARLEY (West), 3 miles S.E. from Yt imborne. Popula. 204.

PENTRIDGE, 1 mile N.W. from Cranborne. Popula. 272.'

PERROTT (South), 4 miles N. from Beaminster. Popula. 317.

PHILLYHOLME, in Hawkchurch pariah, and popula. included therein.

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