Rampisham (St. Mary)

RAMPISHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Beaminster, hundred of Tollerford, Dorchester division of Dorset, 6½ miles (E.) from Beaminster; containing 420 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, with that of Wraxhall united, valued in the king's books at £11. 17. 8½.; net income, £444; patrons, St. John's College, Cambridge. The tithes of the parish have been commuted for £198, and there are 62 acres of glebe.

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

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