Knighton (Beer Hackett), Dorset

Historical Description

Knighton, a hamlet in Beer Hackett parish, Dorsetshire, 3½ miles SW of Sherborne.

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 Beer Hacket
Diocese Salisbury
Ecclesiastical parish Beer Hacket St. Michael
Hundred Sherborne
Poor Law union Sherborne (1835-)

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.