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Parishes (A-L), 1921-2001- Census Years

Census Parish Populations 1921-2001, Alphabetical List of Parishes (A-L)

 

Parish

1921

1931

1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

Abbotsbury

*643

*562

*532

470

430

390

410

500

Affpuddle

357

400

371

425

420

430

420

420

Alderholt

735

709

766

736

810

1,710

2,830

3,110

Allington

233

228

*525

*249

210

430

640

590

Alton Pancras

148

140

115

122

120

110

130

140

Anderson

*76

*93

*67

67

50

50

70

70

Arne

*1,240

*797

*771

1,066

1,060

1,030

1,160

1,360

Ashmore

192

198

173

156

140

160

160

170

Askerwell

193

146

162

137

130

150

150

140

Athelhampton

47

75

39

48

50

40

50

40

Batcombe

107

97

118

116

100

100

100

130

Beaminster

1,651

1,612

1,785

2,000

2,350

2,370

2,770

2,920

Beer Hackett

64

58

76

74

100

90

100

90

Bere Regis

970

1,027

1,130

1,157

1,240

1,450

1,770

1,780

Bettiscombe

45

49

59

78

80

90

70

50

Bincombe

*124

*136

*112

100

100

100

530

500

Bishops Caundle

217

209

267

322

370

350

370

370

Blandford Forum

*193

*3,370

3,667

3,566

3,650

3,920

7,850

8,760

Blandford St Mary

*383

*330

285

307

450

450

920

1,230

Bloxworth

193

196

218

184

200

190

200

190

Bothenhampton

502

564

813

943

1,310

1,660

1,770

2,190

Bourton

715

652

630

579

520

660

660

770

Bradford Abbas

407

348

424

632

1,000

950

890

920

Bradford Peverell

*297

*308

*273

301

340

350

320

330

Bradpole

581

696

870

1,230

1,410

1,610

1,990

2,220

Bridport

5,909

5,917

6,272

6,530

6,370

6,880

7,290

7,730

Broadmayne

343

375

553

598

870

860

1,120

1,180

Broadwindsor

901

920

889

*919

*1,020

1,120

1,200

1,200

Bryanston

*294

*367

364

466

880

370

1,000

970

Buckhorn Weston

365

336

640

*324

*310

320

350

330

Buckland Newton

*572

*549

*490

470

410

490

540

620

Burleston

43

4

7

44

40

40

30

30

Burstock

85

91

115

96

100

120

110

100

Burton Bradstock

624

634

687

602

800

760

900

960

Cann

*373

*350

*358

442

820

700

570

930

Castleton

*307

*312

748

212

190

160

140

130

Catherston Leweston

29

29

44

31

60

60

60

40

Cattistock

434

493

477

504

410

480

430

430

Caundle Marsh

111

95

92

86

50

50

360

60

Cerne Abbas

511

448

566

513

520

570

660

720

Chalbury

125

128

*110

*126

120

150

150

150

Chaldon Herring

223

184

214

196

150

130

160

160

Charlton Marshall

508

499

632

637

780

700

930

1,150

Charminster

*1,762

*1,866

*1,921

2,134

2,490

2,060

1,600

1,940

Charmouth

668

719

841

890

1,020

1,120

1,240

1,320

Chedington

118

93

81

97

100

100

100

100

Cheselbourne

179

173

195

206

260

250

260

320

Chetnole

222

213

199

221

210

310

350

360

Chettle

119

132

84

86

90

80

70

80

Chickerell

*1,125

*1,323

*2,454

2,299

3,300

3,680

4,160

5,310

Chideock

548

542

610

559

560

650

690

600

Chilcombe

19

11

28

14

20

10

10

10

Child Okeford

651

605

637

667

830

930

980

1,060

Chilfrome

77

75

75

60

50

40

50

50

Church Knowle

452

436

434

391

340

340

320

280

Clifton Maybank

93

69

69

75

70

60

50

80

Colehill

*1,356

*1,495

*1,786

*2,301

5,370

6,700

7,140

6,880

Compton Abbas

225

199

225

226

260

230

220

210

Compton Valence

82

75

73

63

50

40

50

60

Coombe Keynes

102

113

110

96

80

90

90

80

Corfe Castle

1,402

1,409

1,370

1,381

1,290

1,350

1,320

1,430

Corfe Mullen

*952

*1304

*2041

*3235

4590

8330

9570

10,230

Corscombe

420

340

341

301

310

350

460

460

Cranborne

676

596

578

560

590

590

640

770

Crossways

      

1,950

2,020

Dewlish

251

295

261

220

260

250

230

250

Dorchester

9,956

10,030

11,622

12,263

13,740

14,050

15,100

16,180

Durweston

314

289

278

340

420

300

410

430

East Chelborough

85

70

61

69

70

60

50

40

East Holme

67

62

70

51

70

70

60

70

East Lulworth

271

285

275

291

270

220

180

170

East Orchard

88

101

114

105

110

110

100

130

East Stoke

409

364

349

419

460

460

450

420

East Stour

436

419

377

384

440

460

470

550

Edmonsham

197

208

160

156

160

140

200

190

Evershot

291

295

288

258

220

230

230

220

Farnham

202

183

165

149

150

180

200

220

Fifehead Magdalen

96

119

91

92

90

90

70

90

Fifehead Neville

133

145

153

149

140

160

120

140

Fleet

117

112

97

100

70

100

110

80

Folke

323

293

318

325

300

350

300

300

Fontmell Magna

460

448

534

541

540

560

540

670

Frampton

269

306

314

367

360

390

400

470

Frome St Quinton

140

110

121

129

120

130

150

160

Frome Vauchurch

114

141

141

143

150

130

150

140

Gillingham

3,294

3,274

3,352

3,619

4,050

5,440

6,740

9,340

Glanville Wooton

199

226

188

196

190

210

180

200

Goathill

38

46

33

25

30

20

20

20

Godmanston

111

95

120

121

140

120

120

140

Gussage All Saints

242

230

214

180

210

210

200

180

Gussage St Michael

178

145

183

190

180

220

190

210

Halstock

277

295

280

339

340

340

310

450

Hammoon

61

51

57

42

40

40

30

50

Hampreston

1,860

2,500

*4,204

*6,534

11,750

15,470

15,930

16,680

Hanford

60

21

42

46

170

30

190

160

Haydon

65

64

62

48

30

40

30

50

Hazlebury Bryan

484

499

567

553

600

580

690

860

Hermitage

77

52

57

83

90

100

100

120

Hilfield

107

93

78

76

70

80

80

60

Hilton

452

407

378

371

380

400

440

460

Hinton Martell

326

256

*277

*300

*390

290

350

330

Hinton Parva

80

72

63

69

60

60

50

60

Hinton St Mary

243

237

223

192

150

180

200

220

Holnest

87

83

118

135

150

190

170

200

Holt

845

812

951

1,066

1,100

1,190

1,230

1,290

Holwell

359

342

323

293

300

390

370

370

Hooke

120

107

130

119

130

100

140

120

Horton

351

343

347

356

410

500

580

550

Ibberton

109

109

108

97

90

110

120

130

Iwerne Courtney

417

368

368

311

310

430

370

410

Iwerne Minster

501

411

520

467

650

650

900

880

Iwerne Steepleton

64

49

46

46

30

30

30

40

Kimmeridge

138

117

77

87

70

80

90

110

Kingston Russell

51

73

45

58

50

50

40

30

Kington Magna

350

312

243

*307

*330

340

340

380

Langton Herring

140

169

132

149

110

140

160

150

Langton Long Blandford

*82

*158

*241

271

320

530

120

130

Langton Matravers

*941

*889

*926

950

950

900

970

990

Leigh

351

330

290

347

350

400

520

480

Leweston

34

38

22

35

30

30

320

110

Lillington

111

115

97

95

80

90

80

60

Little Bredy

136

158

132

101

80

80

100

90

Litton Cheney

252

232

233

216

190

270

350

350

Loders

559

495

468

414

390

500

470

520

Long Bredy

247

195

211

208

190

180

220

200

Long Crichel

107

110

99

99

90

90

100

80

Longburton

238

241

268

233

290

420

410

430

Lydlinch

294

270

349

393

360

360

410

430

Lyme Regis

2,882

2,620

3,200

3,526

3,400

3,450

3,760

3,530

Lytchett Matravers

694

787

984

1,335

1,680

2,170

2,800

3,360

Lytchett Minster

*1,136

*1,317

2,377

3,203

5,010

6,480

7,170

7,600

Source : Census

* denotes boundary change

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