UK Genealogy Archives logo
DISCLOSURE: This page may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.

The Yeo, Dorset

Historical Description

Yeo, The, a river of Dorsetshire and Somerset, rising at Seven Sisters Springs, near Milborne Port, running about 8½ miles west-by-southward past Sherborne to the vicinity of Yeovil, and going thence about 15 northward and westward, past Madford and Ilchester, to the Parret at Langport.

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 
DioceseBristol1542 - 1836
DioceseSalisbury1836 -

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the Dorset County Chronicle and the Sherborne Mercury online.