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LEIGH, a village, 6½ miles S.W. from Sherborne. Living a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Yetminster. This chapelry (Leigh) contained in 1841, 396 persons.

Bassett Miss Maria
Hann Mr. Henry
Hann Thomas, esq. Totnell house
King Mr. Thomas
Roe Rev. Robert (curate)
Andrews Eliza, (Mrs.) farmer
Andrews Richard, butcher
Beer Adam, farmer
Beer Warren, farmer
Belbin Samuel, cooper
Bewsey George, farmer
Bird George, farmer
Bird Kate (Mrs.) farmer
Bird William, farmer
Brake Charles, thatcher
Chipp Thomas, farmer
Cook John, farmer
Cox Simon, farmer
Crocker William, farmer
Curtis Charles, blacksmith
Davis Stephen Miles, farmer
Fifett Richard, farmer
Gray Jonathan, yeoman
Harris Joseph, carpenter & grocer
Harris Wm. carpenter, &c.
Hounsell Kitty, (Mrs.) dairy keeper
Hunt Thomas, grocer, &c.
Hutchings John, blacksmith, &c.
Janes Samuel, farmer
Jefferey Esau, 'King's Arms'
King William, farmer
Lane Elijah, carpenter &c.
Loveless Joshua, parish clerk
Marsh Henry, dairyman
Miles William, farmer
Read Isaac Lewis, farmer
Read John, thatcher
Read Thomas, farmer
Read William, farmer
Roberts James, dairyman
Rogers Thomas, shoemaker, &c.
Sherry James, farmer
Shorto Jacob, farmer
Shorto William, shoemaker
Sly Samuel Allen, farmer

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