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BUCKLAND-NEWTON, alias Buckland-Abbas, a village 3 miles N. from Cerne and 10 N. from Dorchester. The church is in the Gothic style, with an embattled tower, and the living a vicarage, there is a free school and a Dissenting chapel. The parish, with Brockhampton, Dentish, Knowl, Minterne Parva and Plush, comprises about 6000 acres, and the population in 1841 was 980.

Elkins Mr. John
Farquharson James, esq. Castle hill
House Mr. James, Minterne Parva
Miller Michael, esq. Plush house
Venables Miss Caroline
Venables Rev. Edmund B, M.A.
Venables Rev. James, M.A.
Young Mr. John
Atkinson Christopher, farmer
Bennett Edward Russell farmer, Chaston
Bennett John, farmer, Brockhampton
Best Edward, shoemaker
Bishop Robert, 'Red, Lion'
Bowen John, bailiff
Caines William, farmer, Castle hill
Clarkson John, farmer, Knowle
Coffen Thomas, dairyman
Collins James, shoemaker, Plush
Crocker Joseph, farmer and beer retailer
Cross William, farmer, Minterne
Curtis George, blacksmith
Derriman Joseph, plumber and glazier
Dibben Joseph Sheppard, farmer, Knowle
Drake William, farmer
Dunning Wm. boot & shoe maker
Durant Isaac, carpenter
Edwards Thomas, miller & baker
Foot Ambrose & Bridle Robert, coopers
Foot Ann, farmer, Plush
Foot William, farmer
Galpin Thomas, farmer, Knowle
Gray Zaccheus, farmer
Guppy Henry, blacksmith
Guppy James, boot & shoemaker
Guppy Saml. grocery dealer, Plush
Helleyar Robert, thatcher
Herne John, farmer, Minterne
Holland Silas, dairyman
Hopkins Elizabeth, day school
Hopkins Henry, butcher
Hopkins John, blacksmith
Hounsell John, farmer, Plush
Kingman Henry, 'Fox Inn' Plush
Kingman Thomas, dairyman, Plush
Kingsbury Thos. farmer, Henley
Knell Joseph, grocer & baker
Loveless William, farmer
Mayo George, 'Revels Inn'
Payne Elizabeth, farmer, Plush
Payne Michael, bailiff, Bocomb
Ridout Edward, boot & shoemaker
Rose William, tailor
Russell George, stonemason
Ryall George, blacksmith
Samson William, farmer
Samways Frank, baker
Samways Thomas, shoemaker, Brockhampton
Saunders William, dairyman, Clianger
Sherry James, grocer and draper
Thomas Moses, bailiff
Trevett Stephen, dairyman
Warren Charles, thatcher
Yeatman James, hurdle maker

Transcribed from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851