STOKE (EAST), a
parish in the hundred of WINFRITH, Blandford (South) division of the
county of DORSET, 4 miles (W. by S.) from Wareham,
containing, with the tything of Worgret, 519
The living is a rectory,
in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the
king's books at £14. 12.11., and in the patronage of Sir W.
Oglander, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Mary.