English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Parish in the County of Dorset

Historical Forms

  • Celberge c.1086 GeldR


Now a separate liberty (as in 1664 HTax, 1795 Boswell), but in the hundred of Celberge in c. 1086 GeldR, and in Winfrith hundred in 1327SR , 1332 SR (v. note under Winfrith hundred supra ). Holworth, since 1880 in this par., was formerly a detached part of Milton A. (Hutch3 4398).

Major Settlements