Gussage (All Saints)

GUSSAGE (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Wimborne and Cranborne, hundred of Knowlton, Wimborne division of Dorset, 5 miles (W. S. W.) from Cranborne; containing, with the hamlet of Mannington, 390 inhabitants. It comprises 2441 acres, whereof 673 are waste. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 3. 9.: the tithes have been commuted for £580, out of which a rent-charge of £480 is paid to the Archdeacon of Dorset, who has a glebe of 60 acres, and is also patron; and one of £100 to the vicar, whose glebe comprises 10 acres.

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

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