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

RAMPISHAM, a village 6 miles N. from Beaminster. The church (St. Michael and all Angels) has lately been entirely rebuilt in the perpendicular style, the living is a rectory. The parish comprises 2,100 acres; and had in 1841, 420 inhabitants.

Daniell Rev. Arthur Johnson
Dunford Mr. William
Rooke Rev. Fredk. John, M.A. Rectory
Ballson John, carpenter
Beater William, farmer
Bridle Luke, beer retailer, &c.
Chead Robert, stonemason
Cornish William, shoemaker
Curtis John, blacksmith
Davis John, farmer, Slough
Davis Joseph, farmer
Dunford George, farmer
Dunford Robert, farmer, Slough
Dunford Thomas, grocer, &c.
Forse Wm. shoemaker & grocer
Gilbert Wm. grocery &c. dealer
Hallett Robert, farmer
Hallett Robert, miller
Ivy Robert, farmer
Jeanes Robert, 'Tiger's head' & blacksmith
Jenkins William, farmer
Loveless David, farmer
Mayo George, butcher
Mayo Wm. farmer, Higher combe
Newberry John, brick maker
Peach Elias, farmer
Peach John, farmer
Rendell John Gill, farmer
Strong John, butcher
Studley Benjamin, beer retailer
Tomkins William, farmer
Tompkins George, farmer, Lower combe