Transcript of the description for Hook from Kelly's Directory of Dorset, 1889

Hooke is a parish and village, 2½ miles north-west from Toller station on the Great Western railway, 4 miles east from Beaminster and 7 north-east from Bridport, in the Western division of the county, Egerton hundred, Beaminster union, Bridport county court district and petty sessional division, rural deanery of Bridport Beaminster portion, archdeaconry of Dorset and diocese of Salisbury.