Tolpuddle  Dorset


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

TOLPUDDLE, a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Dorchester district, Dorset; 3¾ miles N by E of Moreton r. station, and 7 ENE of Dorchester. Post town, Dorchester. Acres, 2,039. Real property, £2,726. Pop., 401 Houses, 80. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £240.* Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The chancel of the church was rebuilt in 1840. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Tolpuddle through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th September 2021

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