A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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KNOWLE (CHURCH), a parish in the hundred of HASILOR, Blandford (South) division of the county of DORSET, 1 mile (W.) from Corfe-Castle, containing, with the tythings of Bradle and Creech, 400 inhabitants.

The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at 17. 17. 6. W. Richards, Esq. was patron in 1782. The church is dedicated to St. Peter.

Volume 2, page 537

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