West Milton, Dorset

Historical Description

Milton, West, a chapelry in Poorstock parish, Dorsetshire, on the river Asker, 1 ¼ mile W by N of Poorstock station on the G.W.R., and 8 ¼ miles NE by N of Bridport. Post town, Melplash (R.S.O.) Population, with Poorstock, 698. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Poorstock, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church was built in 1873.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and 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 Poorstock
Diocese Salisbury

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Powerstock and West Milton, 1568-1812 is online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for West Milton from the following:


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