Transcript of the description for Nether Cerne from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851
NETHER CERNE, a small village 5½ miles N. from Dorchester, it has a small neat church constructed in the Gothic style, the living of which is a perpetual curacy. The parish comprises about 700 acres, and had in 1841, 78 inhabitants.
Knight John B., yeoman & land agent
Legg Job, miller