St Mary Magdalene, Courtesy of Peter Walker
Loders is a parish on the Asker river being 2 miles
north-east of Bridport. It is a linear village, sitting in a long valley
between Waddon Hill and Boarsbarrow Hill, following the road between
Bradpole and Askerswell, with another road parallel to the river Asker.
The village is made up of three areas, in the wast us Uploders with its
own public house and chapel. To the west of Uploders is Yondover, where
the village playing field is located. Further westwards is Lower Loders
which has a public house, the church, village hall and a school. Lower
Loders is now generally known as Loders.
|Census||1841 Census [John
1861 Census [John Ridout]
1636-1812 by Alan Bartlett [Philimores]
1731-1833 by Emma Squires [Bishop's Transcripts]
1731-1812, 1813-1880 by Emma Squires
|Other Records||Protestation Returns 1641 by Tony Higgins|
|Monumental Inscriptions||St Mary Magdalene Monumental Inscriptions|
Ordnance Survey maps of the parish can be seen at the old-maps site, just enter 'Loders' under place search.
For modern location maps visit:- www.multimap.com
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