Transcript of the description for Owermoigne from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851
OWER MAYNE, alias Moyne Ogres, a village 7 miles E.S.E. from Dorchester, and about 2 S.W. from 'Moreton station.' The church consists of a nave and chancel surmounted by an embattled tower. Living a rectory. A fair for cattle, horses, &c., is held on October the 10th. The parish comprises about 4,500 acres, and the population in 1841, was 416.
Cree Rev. John Robert, (rector)
Adams Jno. farmer
Best John Morgan, farmer
Fancy Edward, grocer &c.
Garland Ann, grocery dealer
Grant William, shoemaker
Harding Robert, blacksmith
Hartnell Abr. carpenter and farmer
Longman Moses, farmer
Masters Thos. farmer, Southdown
Sansome Thomas, farmer
Sherren John, farmer, Galton
Strange John, shoemaker