A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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EVERSHOT, a chapelry in the parish of FROME ST. QUINTIN, hundred of TOLLERFORD, Dorchester division of the county of DORSET, 7 miles (E. by N.) from Beaminster, containing 567 inhabitants.

The chapel is dedicated to St. Osmond. A market formerly held here on Saturday has been discontinued: a fair for bullocks and toys is held on the 12th of May. There is a free grammar school, with an endowment of about 145 per annum.

Volume 2, page 148

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