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West Woodyates, Dorset

Historical Description

Woodyates, West, formerly extra-parochial, is now a parish in Dorsetshire, 11 miles from Salisbury station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Salisbury. United acreage and population of East and West Woodyates, 990 and 49. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyDorsetshire 
DioceseSalisbury 
Registration districtWimborne 
Registration sub-districtCranborne 

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


Civil Registration

West Woodyates was in Wimborne Registration District from 1837 to 1933


Directories & Gazetteers

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


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.


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Dorset, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.