Studland  Dorset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Studland like this:

STUDLAND, a parish in Wareham district, Dorset; in the NE of Purbeck Isle, on S. bay and Poole harbour, 11 miles ESE of Wareham r. station. It includes Brownsea island; and its Post town is Swanage, under Wareham. Acres, 7,814; of which 3,010 are water. Real property, £1,794. Pop. in 1851, 445; in 1861. ...

595. Houses, 114. The property is mostly in one estate. S. bay has a sheltered anchorage, in 6 fathoms, in W winds. There are brick and pottery works. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £175.* Patron, Mrs. Michel. The church is Norman. Charities, £11. See Aggleston and Brownsea.

Studland through time

Studland is now part of Purbeck district. Click here for graphs and data of how Purbeck has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Studland itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Studland, in Purbeck and Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th February 2024

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