Beer Hackett is an Ancient Parish in the county of Dorset.
Other places in the parish include: Knighton.
Alternative names: Beerhackett
Parish church: St. Michael
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1549
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1580
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
BEER-HACKET (St. Michael), a parish, in the union and hundred of Sherborne, Sherborne division of Dorset, 5 miles (S. W. by S.) from Sherborne; containing 103 inhabitants, and comprising 907 acres, of which 53 are common or waste. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £6. 2. 8½., and in the gift of the family of Munden, and W. Helyer, Esq., the latter of whom has every fourth presentation: the tithes have been commuted for £164, and the glebe consists of 38 acres.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Land and property
Poorhouses & Poor Law
- County: Dorset
- Civil Registration District: Sherborne
- Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Shaftesbury
- Poor Law Union: Sherborne
- Hundred: Sherborne
- Province: Canterbury