Woodlands  Dorset


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

WOODLANDS, a parish in Wimborne district, Dorset; 4½ miles WNW of Ringwood r. station. Post town, Horton, under Wimborne. Acres, 2,561. Real property, £2,078. Pop., 495. Houses, 93. The property belongs to the Earl of Shaftesbury. The Duke of Monmouth, after the battle of Sedgemoor, was taken here in a ditch. The living is a p. curacy annexed to Horton. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Woodlands through time

Woodlands 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 Woodlands itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th October 2019

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