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The following table is a list of the parishes that John Martin worked in, visited or otherwise had dealings in and which are mentioned either in the diaries or from other sources e.g. Newspapers. At 159 it can only ever be a partial list. The majority of dates are derived from the diaries but some of the dates of the tithe work are derived from either the date the agreement or award was confirmed.

Parish

Date

Abbotsbury

1810

1845

1845

Inclosure

Tithe Commutation

Poor Rate

Allington

[Dorset]

1827, 1832

1838

1838

Pre-commutation tithe work

Tithe Commutation

Poor Rate

Allington

[Wiltshire]

1854

Diary entry; land valuation

Alton Pancras

1810

Diary entry; land measurement

Arnewood

1821

Inclosure

Diary entry; Estate Valuation

Batcombe

1838

Tithe Commutation

Beaminster

1821

1827

1832

1845

Diary entry

Diary entry; Turnpike work

Diary entry; Tunnel work at Horn Hill

Diary entry; Tucker’s Charity

Belchalwell

1840

Tithe Commutation

Benville

1810

1832

Diary entry; house sale

Diary entry; goods sale

Bere Regis

1838

Diary entry; Pre-commutation tithe work

Bincombe

1825

1833

1827

1838

Estate sale

Estate sale

Inclosure

Tithe Commutation

Bishopstone

[Swindon, Wilts]

1810

1845

Inclosure

Diary entry; land Valuation

Blandford

1827

1852

Inclosure [Tarrant Hinton]

Quartermaster yeomanry meeting

Bloxworth

1838

Diary entry; Pre-commutation tithe work

Bluntsmoor

1852

Farming

Bradpole

1827

1838

Diary entry; land measurement

Diary entry; land valuing.

Briantspiddle

1837

Inclosure

Bridport

1821

1827

Diary entry; Measuring

Diary entry; measuring harbour boundaries.

Broadmayne

1821

1838

Diary entry; mapping.

Poor Rate

Broadwey

1838

Diary entry; land valuation

Burton Bradstock

1845

Tithe Commutation

Cattistock

1810

1832

1838

1838

1845

Diary entry; altering boundary

Diary entry; measuring

Diary entry; land Sale

Tithe Commutation work for colleague

Railway works

Cerne

1827

Turnpike

Chalmington

1827

Diary entry; land measurement

Diary entry; Pond measurement

Chantmarle

1838

Diary entry; land measurement

Charminster

1832

1838

Inclosure

Tithe Commutation

Charmouth

1827

1832

Diary entry; tunnel work

Diary entry; tunnel opening

Cheddington

1838

1838

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; land valuation

Chelborough

1827

1838

1852

1861

Diary entry; Estate Sale

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; land valuation

Diary entry; timber sale

Cerne Abbas

1827

1832

1845

Diary entry; turnpike

Diocesan visitation

Diocesan visitation

Chedington

1840

Tithe Commutation

Cheselbourne

1845

Tithe Commutation

Chetnole

1832

1832

Poor Rate

Diary entry; Farm sale

Chilfrome

1821

1838

Inclosure

Tithe Commutation

Child Okeford

1839

1845

1852

Tithe Commutation       In Depth ; The genesis of the Child Okeford Tithe map.

Inclosure

Poor Rate

Chilthorne Domer

[Somerset]

1838

Poor Rate

West Chinnock

Middle Chinnock

1839

Tithe Commutation

Chiselborough

1839

Tithe Commutation

West Coker

[Somerset]

1827

1852

Diary entry; Land valuing

Farming over several years

Compton Dundon

[Somerset]

1841

Tithe Commutation

Compton Valence

1841

Tithe Commutation

Corfe

1838

1843

1854

Poor Rate

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; map Norden farm

Dewlish

1845

Tithe Commutation

Ditcheat

1845

Inclosure

Dorchester

1821

1832

1838

1838

1845

1854

1861

Diary entry; Attended assizes

Diary entry; Dorchester Fair

Diary entry; Dorchester races

Tithe Commutation – Holy Trinity – Fordington

Diary entry; Grove Buildings Plan

Diary entry; Evershot Parish rate appeal

Diary entry; Visited by train

East Coker

1854

Diary entry; timber sale

East Stoke

1821

Diary entry; poor rate

Encombe

1821

Diary entry; estate map

Evershot

1821

1838

Overseer of the Poor

Tithe commutation

Frome St Quintin

1838

Tithe commutation

Fordington

1845

1845

1845

Tithe commutation

Poor rate

Railway works

Forston

1827

Diary entry; plan of Forston house

Frampton

1832

Diary entry; plan of water meadows

Frome Vauchurch

1838

Tithe commutation

Fryer Maine

1832

Diary entry; settling dispute between landowners

Glanvilles Wootton

1838

Diary entry; umpire between valuers

Godmanstone

1838

Inclosure

Halstock

1845

1852

Tithe Commutation work for colleague

Diary entry; land valuation

In depth : Aristogyton, Lycurgus and Pelopidas ; the field names of Halstock

Hamworthy

1852

Diary entry; umpire for John Pyne

Hanging Langford

1832

Inclosure

Hardington Mandeville [Somerset]

1821

1841

1861

Diary entry; farm valuation

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; dogs sent coursing

Hillfield

1838

1845

1852

Diary entry; land valuation

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; timber sale

Holway farm

1827

Diary entry; rook shooting

Holywell

1832

1845

1854

Diary entry; Dinner

Railway works

Railway works

Hooke

1839

Tithe commutation

Ilchester

1832

Diary entry; voting under Great Reform Act

Ilminster

1838

Diary entry; taking Arthur to school

Kingsclere

1845

Diary entry; inclosure

Knighton West

1821

1827

1845

Diary entry; mapping Little Mayne farm

Diary entry; mapping Higher Lewell farm

Diary entry; land measurement

Langton Herring

1832

Diary entry; mapping land

Langton Matravers

1834

The Scope of his work; Knitson Estate sale

Laverstock [Wilts]

1821

The Scope of his work; mapping land

Leigh

1832

1845

1845

Diary entry; bought pony cart

Diary entry; Cow sale

Diary entry; Beagles

Little Maine

1821

1838

Diary entry; farm valuation

Diary entry; Pre-commutation tithe work

Lyons Gate

1827

Diary entry; turnpike work

Lytchett Matravers

1810

Diary entry; mapping land

Loders

1821

1838

Inclosure

Diary entry; land valuation

Long Bredy

1854

Diary entry; made an affidavit about a land valuation he had undertaken there

Long Sutton

1821

1842

Diary entry; valuation of Quakers charity land

Tithe Commutation

Maiden Newton

1832

1832

1838

1838

Inclosure

Diary entry; fair

Tithe Commutation

Poor Rate

Mangerton

1832

Diary entry; estate valuation

Manston

1838

Tithe Commutation

Mappowder

1841

Tithe Commutation

Melbury Bubb

1810

1827

1832

1839

Diary entry; timber sale

Diary entry; timber sale

Diary entry; timber sale

Tithe Commutation

Melbury Osmond

1838

1838

Tithe Commutation

Poor Rate

Melbury Sampford

1821

1838

1854

Diary entry; measuring land

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; attending Lord Ilchester with Arthur; numerous diary entry throughout about going to Melbury

Melplash

1827

1845

Diary entry; mapping land

Railway works

Merriott [Somerset]

1842

Tithe Commutation

Milborne Port

1852

Diary entry; buying sheep

Milton Clevedon

[Somerset]

1854

Diary entry; seeing about a new farmhouse

Minterne Magna

1827

Diary entry; turnpike

Misterton [Somerset]

1845

Railway works

Mosterton

1838

Tithe Commutation

Mudford

1821

Diary entry; Rampisham estate work

Netherbury

1845

1845

Railway works

Diary entry; land valuation

North Perrott [Somerset]

1845

1852

Railway works

Diary entry; farm valuation

North Poorton

1838

1852

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; land valuation

Oborne

1810

1838

Diary entry; buying vellum

Tithe Commutation

Odcombe

1821

Diary entry; land valuation

Owermoigne

1832

Inclosure

Penselwood

1821

1838

1845

1854

Diary entry; mapping land

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; poor rate

Diary entry; land valuation

Piddlehinton

1832

Inclosure

Pitton and Farley [Wiltshire]

1810

1839

Inclosure

Tithe Commutation

Plaitford [Wiltshire]

1843

Tithe Commutation

Plush

1810

1852

Inclosure

Diary entry; land valuation

Poorstock

1845

Railway works

Portland

1821

Diary entry; land valuation

Radipole

1833

The Scope of his work; estate sale

Rampisham

1815

1821

1839

Inclosure

The Manor of Rampisham

Tithe Commutation

Redlynch [Somerset]

1854

Diary entry; attending Lord Ilchester

Shaftesbury

1838

Quartermaster yeomanry meeting

Shepton Montague

1852

1854

Diary entry; farm valuation

Diary entry; opening of church

Sherborne

1821

1832

1838

1852

1854

Diary entry; Sherborne fair

Diary entry; Sherborne fair

Diary entry; attending re Sherborne poor rate

Diary entry; diocesan visitation

Diary entry; diocesan visitation

Shipton Gorge

1810

1838

Diary entry; land measurement

Tithe Commutation

Shrivenham

1810

Inclosure [part of Bishopstone]

Silverton [Somerset]

1821

Diary entry; mapping land

Somerton [Somerset]

1845

1852

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; farm valuation

Sparkford [Somerset]

1832

Diary entry; mapping estate

Stockwood

1839

Tithe Commutation

Stoke Abbott

1852

Diary entry; land valuation

Stourton [Somerset]

1832

Diary entry; umpire between valuers

Stratton

1838

Tithe Commutation

Sturminster Newton Castle

1827

Inclosure

Swanage

1831

1834

The Scope of his work; estate sale, Newton

The Scope of his work; estate sale, Currendon

Sydling St Nicholas

1821

1832

1838

1861

Diary entry; hare coursing

Quartermaster yeomanry meeting

Tithe Commutation

Diary entry; hare coursing

Symondsbury

1827

1839

Diary entry; mapping estate

Tithe Commutation

Tarrant Hinton

1827

Inclosure

Tarrant Rawston

1832

Diary entry; mapping land

Thornford

1819

1832

Diary entry; land valuation

Diary entry; land valuation

Tintinhull [Somerset]

1838

1845

1858

Pre-commutation tithe work

Diary entry; acting as land agent

Acting as land agent

Toller Down

1821

1832

Diary entry; attending fair. Also in 1832,1854 and 1861.

Diary entry; taking levels near Horn Tunnel

Toller Fratrum

1841

Tithe Commutation

Toller Porcorum

1827

1845

Diary entry; estate valuation

Tithe Commutation

Upwey

1832

1838

Diary entry; dividing land between owners

Inclosure

Walditch

1838

Tithe Commutation

Wareham

1810

1852

Diary entry; paying tax from auction

Diary entry; farm valuation

Warmwell

1827

1845

Diary entry; acting as umpire between valuers

Tithe Commutation

Waterson Manor

1832

Diary entry; visiting

West Stafford

1852

Diary entry; Stafford Fair

West Wellow [Hants]

1810

Inclosure

Westwoods

1854

Farming

Weymouth

1827

1845

1861

Diary entry; horse racing

Diary entry; horse racing

Diary entry; holiday

Whitechurch Canonicorum

1854

Diary entry; estate valuation

Wincanton

1838

1845

Diary entry; Court of Sewers

Diary entry; land valuation

Winterbourne Monkton

1827

1838

1845

Diary entry; farm valuation

Tithe Commutation

Poor Rate

Winterbourne Steepleton

1839

Tithe Commutation

Woodbury Hill

1827

Diary entry; attending fair

Woodsford

1840

1845

1852

Tithe Commutation

Railway works

Diary entry; land valuation

Woodstreet Farm [near Wool]

1810

1827

Diary entry; family visit

Diary entry; family visit

Woodyates

1810

Diary entry; slept there on way to Plaitford

Woolcombe Farm

1827

Diary entry; rook shooting. Entries also in the 1832,1838 and 1854 diaries

Wootton Newland

1838

Diary entry; umpire between valuers

Wraxall

1821

1821

1827

1839

Pre-commutation tithe work

Diary entry; estate valuation

Diary entry; farm valuation

Tithe Commutation

Wyke Regis

1833

The Scope of his work; estate sale

Wytherstone

1838

Pre-commutation tithe work

Yeovil [Somerset]

1810

1821

1827

1852

1854

1861

Diary entry; for Yeovil Charity

Diary entry; land valuation

Diary entry; taking Eleanor to school

Diary entry; Yeovil marsh for new turnpike

Diary entry; Yeovil marsh for new turnpike

Diary entry; attended American Circus

Yetminster

1838

1854

Diary entry; house valuation

Diary entry; land valuation