ALMER, a parish in the hundred of LOOSEBARROW,
Shaston (east) division of the county of DORSET, 5¾ miles (S.S.E.) from
Blandford Forum, containing, with the
hamlet of Mapperton, 188 inhabitants.
The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of
Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at £13. 5. 8.
R. E. D. Grosvenor, Esq. was patron in 1819. The church is
dedicated to St. Mary.