East Holme  Dorset


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

HOLME (East), a parish in Wareham district, Dorset; on the river Frome, 2 miles SW by W of Wareham r. station. Post town, Wareham. Acres, 1, 200. Real property, with West Holme, £835. Pop., 50. Houses, 11. The manor belongs to N. Bond, Esq. A small priory, a cell to Montacute abbey, was founded here in the time of Edward I. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £50. Patron, N. Bond, Esq. The church was built in 1866.

East Holme through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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