Ashmore is an Ancient Parish in the county of Dorset.
Parish church: St Nicholas
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1651
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1732
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Sutton Waldron
- Iwerne Minster
- Melbury Abbas
- Tarrant Gunville
- Tollard Royal
- Fontmell Magna
- Compton Abbas
- Donhead St Mary with Charlton
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ASHMORE, a parish in Shaftesbury district, Dorset; contiguous to Wilts, 5 miles SE of Shaftesbury, and 7½ N of Blandford r. station. Post Town, Shaftesbury under Salisbury. Acres, 2,335. Real property with Farnham, £3,420. Pop., 254. Houses, 61. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £410. Patron, the Rev. Chisholm. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Shaftsbury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset
Rural Deanery: Pimperne
Poor Law Union: Shaftesbury