Place:Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

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NameWimborne Minster
Alt namesWimbornesource: USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Winbornesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Winburnesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
TypeTown
Coordinates50.8°N 1.983°W
Located inDorset, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wimborne Minster (often referred to as Wimborne) is a market town in the East Dorset district of Dorset in South West England, and the name of the Church of England church in that town. The town has a population of 15,174 (according to the 2011 Census) and is situated at the confluence of the River Stour and River Allen, five miles north of Poole, on the Dorset Heaths.

The Mayor of Wimborne is currently Andy Hampton. The town and its administrative area is served by eleven councillors and one from the nearby ward of Cranfield. Wimborne is twinned with Valognes, France and Ochsenfurt, Germany.

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