Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 38 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 17 Market Towns of Dorset, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Cerne Abbas, Corfe Castle, Cranbourne, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Milton Abbas, Poole, Shaftesbury, Sherbourne, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton, Wareham, Weymouth, Wimbourne Minster.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.