Transcript of the description for Piddlehinton from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851

PIDDLEHINTON, a viilage 5 miles N. from Dorchester, and 5 S.E. from Cerne. The church (St. Mary), is an ancient structure having an embattled tower. Living a rectory in the gift of Eton College. The parish comprises 2,780 acres, and had in 1841, a population of 394.

Coke Rev. George, M.A. (rector)
Potts, Rev. Hen. J. B.A. (curate)
Beck Ebenezer, farmer
Biles James, farmer
Biles Jasper, blacksmith
Caddy Ann, grocer, &c.
Cozens John, carpenter
Cross Joseph, grocery dealer
Dowding Robert, mason
Dowding Robert jun. mason
George James, tailor
Groves George, beer retailer
Harrison George, dairyman
James John, farmer
Lockett Richard, harness maker
Lovelace James, farmer, miller and baker
Masters Thomas, shoemaker
Mayo Charles, farmer, Little Piddle
Paine John, thatcher
Prangley John, shoemaker
Prior John, grocery dealer
Salisbury George, shoemaker
Saunders Joseph, farmer, Muston
Smith Richd. beer retailer
Trimm Thomas, grocer, &c.
Tuck George, thatcher
Tuck Thomas, thatcher
Way George, blacksmith
White Stephen, farmer