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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 CountyDorsetshire 
Civil parishAbbotsbury 
County Court districtWeymouth 
DioceseBristol1542 - 1836
DioceseSalisbury1836 -
Ecclesiastical parishAbbotsbury St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionWeymouth1836 -
Registration sub-districtAbbotsbury1837 - 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.