Bexington, Dorset

Historical Description

Bexington, a hamlet in Abbotsbury parish, Dorsetshire, 1½ mile W by S of Abbotsbury. It was anciently a distinct parish, and the ruin of its church still stands near the shore.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Dorsetshire
Civil parish Abbotsbury
County Court district Weymouth
Diocese Salisbury
Ecclesiastical parish Abbotsbury St. Nicholas
Hundred Uggescombe
Poor Law union Weymouth (1836-)
Registration sub-district Abbotsbury (1837-1911)

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.