Cann (St. Rumbold)

CANN (St. Rumbold), a parish, in the union of Shaftesbury, hundred of Sixpenny-Handley, Shaston division of Dorset, 1½ mile (S. E.) from Shaftesbury; containing 524 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 2. 1., and in the gift of the Earl of Shaftesbury: the tithes have been commuted for £250, and there is about an acre of glebe.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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