Wootton, North

WOOTTON, NORTH, a parish, in the union and hundred of Sherborne, Sherborne division of Dorset, 2 miles (S. E. by S.) from the town of Sherborne j containing 84 inhabitants. It comprises 619a. 2r. Stone of inferior quality is quarried for the roads. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £51 per annum; patron, Earl Digby; impropriator, Robert Gordon, Esq. The church was anciently a chapel of ease to the vicarage of Sherborne.

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

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