A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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KNIGHTON (WEST), a parish in the hundred of CULLIFORD-TREE, Dorchester division of the county of DORSET, 3 miles (S.E.) from Dorchester, containing 229 inhabitants.

The living is a rectory, annexed to that of Broadmayne, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at 8. 15. 5. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. Here is a small sum for the instruction of children.

Volume 2, page 535

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