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Turners-Puddle (Holy Trinity)

TURNERS-PUDDLE (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Wareham and Purbeck, hundred of Hundredsbarrow, Wareham division of Dorset, 7½ miles (N. W.) from Wareham; containing 122 inhabitants The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 13. 4., and in the gift of J. Frampton, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £168, and the glebe comprises 3½ acres. The church was partly blown down in 1758 and rebuilt in 1759.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.