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List of electoral wards in Dorset

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of electoral divisions and wards in the ceremonial county of Dorset in South West England. All changes since the re-organisation of local government following the passing of the Local Government Act 1972 are shown. The number of councillors elected for each electoral division or ward is shown in brackets.

Unitary authority councils

Dorset

Wards from 2 May 2019 to present:

  1. Beacon (1)
  2. Beaminster (1)
  3. Blackmore Vale (1)
  4. Blandford (2)
  5. Bridport (3)
  6. Chalk Valleys (1)
  7. Charminster St Mary's (1)
  8. Chesil Bank (1)
  9. Chickerell (2)
  10. Colehill & Wimborne Minster East (2)
  11. Corfe Mullen (2)
  12. Cranborne & Alderholt (1)
  13. Cranborne Chase (1)
  14. Crossways (1)
  15. Dorchester East (2)
  16. Dorchester Poundbury (1)
  17. Dorchester West (2)
  18. Eggardon (1)
  19. Ferndown North (2)
  20. Ferndown South (2)
  21. Gillingham (3)
  22. Hill Forts & Upper Tarrants (1)
  23. Littlemore & Preston (2)
  24. Lyme & Charmouth (1)
  25. Lytchett Matravers & Upton (3)
  26. Marshwood Vale (1)
  27. Melcombe Regis (1)
  28. Portland (3)
  29. Puddletown & Lower Winterborne (1)
  30. Radipole (2)
  31. Rodwell & Wyke (2)
  32. Shaftesbury Town (2)
  33. Sherborne East (1)
  34. Sherborne Rural (1)
  35. Sherborne West (1)
  36. South East Purbeck (1)
  37. St Leonards & St Ives (1)
  38. Stalbridge & Marnhull (1)
  39. Stour & Allen Vale (1)
  40. Sturminster Newton (1)
  41. Swanage (2)
  42. Upwey & Broadwey (1)
  43. Verwood (3)
  44. Wareham (2)
  45. West Moors & Three Legged Cross (2)
  46. West Parley (1)
  47. West Purbeck (2)
  48. Westham (2)
  49. Wimborne Minster (2)
  50. Winterborne & Broadmayne (2)
  51. Witerborne North (1)
  52. Yetminster (1)

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Wards from 2 May 2019 to present:

  1. Alderney & Bourne Valley (3)
  2. Bearwood & Merley (3)
  3. Boscombe East & Pokesdown (2)
  4. Boscombe West (2)
  5. Bournemouth Central (2)
  6. Broadstone (2)
  7. Burton & Grange (2)
  8. Canford Cliffs (2)
  9. Canford Heath (3)
  10. Christchurch Town (2)
  11. Commons (2)
  12. Creekmoor (2)
  13. East Cliff & Springbourne (3)
  14. East Southbourne & Tuckton (2)
  15. Hamworthy (3)
  16. Highcliffe & Walkford (2)
  17. Kinson (3)
  18. Littledown & Iford (2)
  19. Moordown (2)
  20. Mudeford, Stanpit & West Highcliffe (2)
  21. Muscliff & Strouden Park (3)
  22. Newtown & Heatherlands (3)
  23. Oakdale (2)
  24. Parkstone (2)
  25. Penn Hill (2)
  26. Poole Town (3)
  27. Queen's Park (2)
  28. Redhill & Northbourne (2)
  29. Talbot & Branksome Woods (3)
  30. Wallisdown & Winton West (2)
  31. West Soutbourne (2)
  32. Westbourne & West Cliff (2)
  33. Winton East (2)

Former county council

Dorset

Electoral Divisions from 1 April 1974 (first election 12 April 1973) to 2 May 1985:[1][2]

  1. Beaminster Rural No. 1 (1)
  2. Beaminster Rural No. 2 (1)
  3. Blandford (1)
  4. Blandford Rural No. 1 (1)
  5. Blandford Rural No. 2 (1)
  6. Bournemouth (Boscombe East) (1)
  7. Bournemouth (Boscombe West) (1)
  8. Bournemouth (Central) (1)
  9. Bournemouth (East Cliff) (1)
  10. Bournemouth (Kings Park) (2)
  11. Bournemouth (Kinson North) (2)
  12. Bournemouth (Kinson South) (2)
  13. Bournemouth (Moordown North) (2)
  14. Bournemouth (Moordown South) (1)
  15. Bournemouth (Queens Park) (2)
  16. Bournemouth (Redhill Park) (2)
  17. Bournemouth (Southbourne) (2)
  18. Bournemouth (West Cliff) (2)
  19. Bournemouth (West Southbourne) (1)
  20. Bournemouth (Westbourne) (2)
  21. Bournemouth (Winton) (1)
  22. Bridport (1)
  23. Bridport Rural (1)
  24. Christchurch No. 1 (Central) (1)
  25. Christchurch No. 2 (Highcliffe East (1)
  26. Christchurch No. 3 (Highcliffe West (1)
  27. Christchurch No. 4 (Mudeford) (1)
  28. Christchurch No. 5 (1)
  29. Christchurch No. 6 (1)
  30. Dorchester No. 1 (West) (1)
  31. Dorchester No. 2 (1)
  32. Dorchester Rural No. 1 (1)
  33. Dorchester Rural No. 2 (1)
  34. Dorchester Rural No. 3 (1)
  35. Lyme Regis (1)
  36. Poole No. 1 (1)
  37. Poole No. 2 (East) (1)
  38. Poole No. 2 (West) (1)
  39. Poole No. 3 (North) (1)
  40. Poole No. 3 (South) (1)
  41. Poole No. 4 (North) (1)
  42. Poole No. 4 (South) (1)
  43. Poole No. 5 (North) (1)
  44. Poole No. 5 (South) (1)
  45. Poole No. 6 (1)
  46. Poole No. 7 (1)
  47. Poole No. 8 (North) (1)
  48. Poole No. 8 (South) (1)
  49. Poole No. 9 (North) (1)
  50. Poole No. 9 (South) (1)
  51. Poole No. 10 (North) (1)
  52. Poole No. 10 (South) (1)
  53. Portland (2)
  54. Ringwood & Fordingbridge (1)
  55. Shaftesbury (1)
  56. Shaftesbury Rural (1)
  57. Sherborne (1)
  58. Sherborne Rural (1)
  59. Sturminster Rural No. 1 (1)
  60. Sturminster Rural No. 2 (1)
  61. Swanage (1)
  62. Wareham (1)
  63. Wareham & Purbeck No. 1 (1)
  64. Wareham & Purbeck No. 2 (1)
  65. Wareham & Purbeck No. 3 (1)
  66. Wareham & Purbeck No. 4 (1)
  67. Weymouth No. 1 (1)
  68. Weymouth No. 2 (1)
  69. Weymouth No. 3 (1)
  70. Weymouth No. 4 (1)
  71. Weymouth No. 5 (1)
  72. Weymouth No. 6 (1)
  73. Weymouth No. 7 (1)
  74. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 1 (1)
  75. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 2 (1)
  76. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 3 (1)
  77. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 4 (1)
  78. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 5 (1)
  79. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 6 (1)
  80. Wimborne & Cranborne No. 7 (1)
  81. Wimborne Minster (1)

Electoral Divisions from 2 May 1985 to 5 May 2005:[2][3]

  1. Alderney (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  2. Beaminster (1)
  3. Blackmore Vale (1)
  4. Blandford (1)
  5. Boscombe East (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  6. Boscombe West (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  7. Bournemouth Central (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  8. Branksome (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  9. Bridport (1)
  10. Broadstone (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  11. Broadwey (1)
  12. Burton Grange (1)
  13. Canford Cliffs (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  14. Canford Heath (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  15. Canford Magna (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  16. Cerne (1)
  17. Chesil (1)
  18. Christchurch Central (1)
  19. Colehill (1)
  20. Commons (1)
  21. Corfe Mullen (1)
  22. Cranborne Chase (1)
  23. Creekmoor (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  24. Dorchester East (1)
  25. Dorchester North (1)
  26. Dorchester Rural South (1)
  27. East Cliff (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  28. Egdon Heath (1)
  29. Ensbury Park (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  30. Ferndown (1)
  31. Gillingham (1)
  32. Hambledon (1)
  33. Hampreston South (1)
  34. Hamworthy (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  35. Highcliffe (1)
  36. Kinson (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  37. Littledown (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  38. Lodmoor (1)
  39. Longfleet (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  40. Lower Parkstone (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  41. Lytchett (1)
  42. Marshwood Vale (1)
  43. Merley (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  44. Minster (1)
  45. Moordown (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  46. Mudeford & Wingfield (1)
  47. Muscliff (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  48. Newtown (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  49. Oakdale (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  50. Poole Town (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  51. Portland Harbour (1)
  52. Portland Tophill (1)
  53. Purbeck Hills (1)
  54. Queens Park (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  55. Redhill Park (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  56. Rodwell (1)
  57. Salterns (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  58. Shaftesbury (1)
  59. Sherborne (1)
  60. Sherborne Rural (1)
  61. Southbourne (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  62. St Leonards & St Ives (1)
  63. Strouden Park (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  64. Swanage (1)
  65. Talbot Woods (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  66. Upper Parkstone (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  67. Verwood (1)
  68. Wallisdown (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  69. Wareham (1)
  70. West Cliff (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  71. West Moors (1)
  72. West Southbourne (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  73. Westbourne (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]
  74. Westham (1)
  75. Weymouth Town (1)
  76. Winterborne (1)
  77. Winton (1); electoral division abolished in 1997[4]

Electoral Divisions from 5 May 2005 to 4 May 2017:[5]

  1. Beaminster (1)
  2. Blackmore Vale (1)
  3. Blandford (1)
  4. Bride Valley (1)
  5. Bridport (1)
  6. Broadwey (1)
  7. Burton Grange (1)
  8. Chickerell & Chesil Bank (1)
  9. Christchurch Central (1)
  10. Colehill & Stapehill (1)
  11. Commons (1)
  12. Corfe Mullen (1)
  13. Cranborne Chase (1)
  14. Dorchester (2)
  15. Egdon Heath (1)
  16. Ferndown (2)
  17. Gillingham (1)
  18. Hambledon (1)
  19. Highcliffe & Walkford (1)
  20. Linden Lea (1)
  21. Lodmoor (1)
  22. Lytchett (1)
  23. Marshwood Vale (1)
  24. Minster (1)
  25. Mudeford & Highcliffe (1)
  26. Portland Harbour (1)
  27. Portland Tophill (1)
  28. Purbeck Hills (1)
  29. Rodwell (1)
  30. Shaftesbury (1)
  31. Sherborne (1)
  32. Sherborne Rural (1)
  33. St Leonards & St Ives (1)
  34. Stour Vale (1)
  35. Swanage (1)
  36. Three Valleys (1)
  37. Verwood & Three Legged Cross (2)
  38. Wareham (1)
  39. West Moors & Holt (1)
  40. Westham (1)
  41. Weymouth Town (1)
  42. Winterborne (1)

Electoral Divisions from 4 May 2017 to 2 May 2019 (county abolished):[6]

  1. Beaminster (1)
  2. Blackmore Vale (1)
  3. Blandford Forum (1)
  4. Bridport (2)
  5. Broadway (1)
  6. Burton Grange (1)
  7. Chickerell & Chesil Bank (1)
  8. Christchurch Central (1)
  9. Colehill East & Staphill (1)
  10. Colehill West & Wimborne Minster (1)
  11. Commons (1)
  12. Corfe Mullen (1)
  13. Cranborne Chase (1)
  14. Dorchester (2)
  15. Ferndown (2)
  16. Gillingham (2)
  17. Hambledon (1)
  18. Linden Lea (1)
  19. Lodmoor (1)
  20. Lytchett Minster & Upton (1)
  21. Marshwood Vale (1)
  22. Moors (2)
  23. Mudeford & Highcliffe (1)
  24. North West Purbeck (1)
  25. Portland Harbour (1)
  26. Portland Tophill (1)
  27. Rodwell (1)
  28. Shaftesbury (1)
  29. Sherborne Rural (1)
  30. Sherborne Town (1)
  31. South Purbeck (1)
  32. Stalbridge & The Beacon (1)
  33. Swanage (1)
  34. Three Valleys (1)
  35. Verwood (2)
  36. Walkford (1)
  37. Wareham (1)
  38. Westham (1)
  39. Weymouth Town (1)
  40. Winterborne (1)

Former unitary authority councils

Bournemouth

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 3 May 1979:[7]

  1. Boscombe East (2)
  2. Boscombe West (3)
  3. Central (3)
  4. East Cliff (3)
  5. Kings Park (3)
  6. Kinson North (5)
  7. Kinson South (5)
  8. Moordown North (4)
  9. Moordown South (2)
  10. Queens Park (5)
  11. Redhill Park (4)
  12. Southbourne (5)
  13. West Cliff (4)
  14. West Southbourne (3)
  15. Westbourne (4)
  16. Winton (2)

Wards from 3 May 1979 to 1 May 2003:[8][4]

Wards from 1 May 2003 to 2 May 2019 (unitary authority abolished):[9]

  1. Boscombe East (3)
  2. Boscombe West (3)
  3. Central (3)
  4. East Cliff & Springbourne (3)
  5. East Southbourne & Tuckton (3)
  6. Kinson North (3)
  7. Kinson South (3)
  8. Littledown & Iford (3)
  9. Moordown (3)
  10. Queen’s Park (3)
  11. Redhill & Northbourne (3)
  12. Strouden Park (3)
  13. Talbot & Branksome Woods (3)
  14. Throop & Muscliff (3)
  15. Wallisdown & Winton West (3)
  16. Westbourne & West Cliff (3)
  17. West Southbourne (3)
  18. Winton East (3)

Poole

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 5 May 1983:[7]

  1. Bourne Valley & Branksome (3)
  2. Branksome Park-Canford Cliffs-Sandbanks (3)
  3. Broadstone & Canford Magna (5)
  4. Hamworthy (3)
  5. Newtown (3)
  6. Oakdale & South Canford Heath (5)
  7. Old Town & Longfleet (3)
  8. Parkstone (4)
  9. Penn Hill & Lilliput (3)
  10. Upper Parkstone & Wallisdown (4)

Wards from 5 May 1983 to 1 May 2003:[10]

All Wards were changed to (3) in 1996[4]

Wards from 1 May 2003 to 7 May 2015:[11]

  1. Alderney (3)
  2. Branksome East (2)
  3. Branksome West (2)
  4. Broadstone (3)
  5. Canford Cliffs (3)
  6. Canford Heath East (2)
  7. Canford Heath West (2)
  8. Creekmoor (3)
  9. Hamworthy East (2)
  10. Hamworthy West (2)
  11. Merley & Bearwood (3)
  12. Newtown (3)
  13. Oakdale (3)
  14. Parkstone (3)
  15. Penn Hill (3)
  16. Poole Town (3)

Wards from 7 May 2015 to 2 May 2019 (unitary authority abolished):[12]

  1. Alderney (3)
  2. Branksome East (2)
  3. Branksome West (2)
  4. Broadstone (3)
  5. Canford Cliffs (3)
  6. Canford Heath East (2)
  7. Canford Heath West (2)
  8. Creekmoor (3)
  9. Hamworthy East (2)
  10. Hamworthy West (2)
  11. Merley & Bearwood (3)
  12. Newtown (3)
  13. Oakdale (3)
  14. Parkstone (3)
  15. Penn Hill (3)
  16. Poole Town (3)

Former district councils

Christchurch

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 3 May 1979:[7]

  1. No. 1 (Jumpers) (4)
  2. No. 2 (Central) (3)
  3. No. 3 (Somerford) (4)
  4. No. 4 (Mudeford) (3)
  5. No. 5 (Highcliffe West) (3)
  6. No. 6 (Highcliffe East) (3)
  7. No. 7 (Hurn & Burton) (2)

Wards from 3 May 1979 to 1 May 2003:[13]

Wards from 1 May 2003 to 2 May 2019 (district abolished):[14]

  1. Burton & Winkton (2)
  2. Grange (2)
  3. Highcliffe (2)
  4. Jumpers (2)
  5. Mudeford & Friars Cliff (3)
  6. North Highcliffe & Walkford (2)
  7. Portfield (2)
  8. Purewell & Stanpit (2)
  9. St Catherine’s & Hurn (2)
  10. Town Centre (2)
  11. West Highcliffe (3)

East Dorset

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 5 May 1983:[7]

  1. No. 1 (Wimborne Minster) (3)
  2. No. 2 (St Leonards & St Ives) (3)
  3. No. 3 (Corfe Mullen) (3)
  4. No. 5 (Hampreston) (7)
  5. No. 7 (West Moors) (2)
  6. No. 10 (Sixpenny Handley) (1)
  7. No. 11 (Witchampton) (1)
  8. No. 12 (Holt) (1)
  9. No. 13 (Horton) (1)
  10. No. 14 (Sturminster Marshall) (1)
  11. No. 15 (Pamphill) (1)
  12. Colehill (3)
  13. Crane (1)
  14. Verwood (2)
  15. West Parley (2)

Wards from 5 May 1983 to 1 May 2003:[15]

Wards from 1 May 2003 to 7 May 2015:[16]

  1. Alderholt (1)
  2. Ameysford (1)
  3. Colehill East (2)
  4. Colehill West (1)
  5. Corfe Mullen Central (2)
  6. Corfe Mullen North (1)
  7. Corfe Mullen South (1)
  8. Crane (1)
  9. Ferndown Central (2)
  10. Ferndown Links (2)
  11. Handley Vale (1)
  12. Holt (1)
  13. Longham (1)
  14. Parley (2)
  15. St Leonards & St Ives East (2)
  16. St Leonards & St Ives West (1)
  17. Stapehill (1)
  18. Stour (1)
  19. Three Cross & Potterne (1)
  20. Verwood Stephen’s Castle (2)
  21. Verwood Dewlands (2)
  22. Verwood Newtown (1)
  23. West Moors (3)
  24. Wimborne Minster (3)

Wards from 7 May 2015 to 2 May 2019 (district abolished):[17]

  1. Alderholt (1)
  2. Ameysford (1)
  3. Colehill East (2)
  4. Colehill West (1)
  5. Corfe Mullen (3)
  6. Crane (1)
  7. Ferndown Central (3)
  8. Hampreston & Longham (1)
  9. Handley Vale (1)
  10. Parley (2)
  11. St Leonards (3)
  12. Stour (1)
  13. Verwood East (2)
  14. Verwood West (2)
  15. West Moors & Holt (3)
  16. Wimborne Minster (2)

North Dorset

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 5 May 1983:[7]

  1. No. 1 (Blandford Forum) (3)
  2. No. 2 (Shaftesbury) (3)
  3. No. 5 (Tarrant Monkton) (1)
  4. No. 6 (Tarrant Hinton) (1)
  5. No. 7 (Stourpaine) (1)
  6. No. 8 (Milborne St Andrew) (1)
  7. No. 9 (Winterborne Stickland) (1)
  8. No. 10 (Pimperne) (1)
  9. No. 12 (Fontmell Magna) (1)
  10. No. 13 (Cann) (1)
  11. No. 14 (Gillingham) (3)
  12. No. 16 (East & West Stour) (1)
  13. No. 17 (Motcombe) (1)
  14. No. 18 (Child Okeford) (1)
  15. No. 19 (Marnhull) (1)
  16. Blackmore (2)
  17. Bourton & District (1)
  18. Bulbarrow (1)
  19. Lower Winterborne (1)
  20. Lydden Vale (1)
  21. Portman (1)
  22. Riversdale (1)
  23. Stour Valley (2)

Wards from 5 May 1983 to 1 May 2003:[18]

Wards from 1 May 2003 to 7 May 2015:[19]

  1. Abbey (2)
  2. Blackmore (2)
  3. Blandford Damory Down (1)
  4. Blandford Hilltop (1)
  5. Blandford Langton St Leonards (1)
  6. Blandford Old Town (1)
  7. Blandford Station (1)
  8. Bourton & District (1)
  9. Bulbarrow (1)
  10. Cranborne Chase (1)
  11. Gillingham Town (1)
  12. Hill Forts (2)
  13. Lodbourne (1)
  14. Lydden Vale (1)
  15. Marnhull (1)
  16. Milton (1)
  17. Motcombe & Ham (1)
  18. Portman (1)
  19. Riversdale (1)
  20. Shaftesbury Central (1)
  21. Shaftesbury Christy's (1)
  22. Shaftesbury Grosvenor (1)
  23. Shaftesbury Underhill (1)
  24. Stour Valley (2)
  25. The Beacon (1)
  26. The Lower Tarrants (1)
  27. The Stours (1)
  28. Wyke (2)

Wards from 7 May 2015 to 2 May 2019 (district abolished):[20]

  1. Abbey (2)
  2. Blackmore (2)
  3. Blandford Central (2)
  4. Blandford Hilltop (1)
  5. Blandford Langton St Leonards (1)
  6. Blandford Old Town (1)
  7. Bulbarrow (1)
  8. Gillingham Rural (2)
  9. Gillingham Town (3)
  10. Hill Forts (3)
  11. Lower Tarrants (1)
  12. Lydden Vale (1)
  13. Motcombe & Bourton (2)
  14. Riversdale & Portman (2)
  15. Shaftesbury East (2)
  16. Shaftesbury West (2)
  17. Sturminster Newton (2)
  18. The Beacon (1)
  19. The Stours & Marnhull (2)

Purbeck

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 3 May 1979:[7]

  1. Bere Regis (1)
  2. Castle (2)
  3. Langton (1)
  4. Lytchett Matravers (1)
  5. Lytchett Minster (3)
  6. St Martin (1)
  7. Swanage (5)
  8. Wareham (3)
  9. West Purbeck (1)
  10. Winfrith (1)
  11. Wool (2)

Wards from 3 May 1979 to 6 May 1999:[21]

Wards from 6 May 1999 to 7 May 2015:[22]

  1. Bere Regis (1)
  2. Castle (1)
  3. Creech Barrow (1)
  4. Langton (1)
  5. Lytchett Matravers (2)
  6. Lytchett Minster & Upton East (2)
  7. Lytchett Minster & Upton West (2)
  8. St Martin (2)
  9. Swanage North (2)
  10. Swanage South (3)
  11. Wareham (3)
  12. West Purbeck (1)
  13. Winfrith (1)
  14. Wool (2)

Wards from 7 May 2015 to 2 May 2019 (district abolished):[23]

  1. Bere Regis (1) †
  2. Castle (1) †
  3. Creech Barrow (1) †
  4. Langton (1) †
  5. Lulworth & Winfrith (1)
  6. Lytchett Matravers (2)
  7. Lytchett Minster & Upton East (2)
  8. Lytchett Minster & Upton West (2)
  9. St Martin (2)
  10. Swanage North (3)
  11. Swanage South (3)
  12. Wareham (3) †
  13. Wool (3) †

† minor boundary changes in 2015[24]

West Dorset

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 5 May 1983:[7]

  1. Beaminster (2)
  2. Bothenhampton (1)
  3. Bradford Abbas (1)
  4. Bradpole (1)
  5. Bridport (5)
  6. Broadmayne (1)
  7. Broadwindsor (1)
  8. Burton Bradstock (1)
  9. Caundle Vale (1)
  10. Cerne Valley (1)
  11. Charminister (1)
  12. Charmouth (1)
  13. Chesil Bank (1)
  14. Chickerell (2)
  15. Dorchester Central (1)
  16. Dorchester East (4)
  17. Dorchester West (5)
  18. Frome Valley (1)
  19. Halstock (1)
  20. Holnest (1)
  21. Loders (1)
  22. Lyme Regis (3)
  23. Maiden Newton (1)
  24. Netherbury (1)
  25. Owermoigne (1)
  26. Piddle Valley (1)
  27. Puddletown (1)
  28. Queen Thorne (1)
  29. Sherborne (5)
  30. Stinsford (1)
  31. Symondsbury (1)
  32. Thorncombe (1)
  33. Tolpuddle (1)
  34. Whitchurch Canonicorum (1)
  35. Winterborne St Martin (1)
  36. Yetminster (1)

Wards from 5 May 1983 to 1 May 2003:[25]

  1. Beaminster (2)
  2. Bothenhampton (1)
  3. Bradford Abbas (1)
  4. Bradpole (1)
  5. Bridport North (3)
  6. Bridport South (2)
  7. Broadmayne (1)
  8. Broadwindsor (1)
  9. Burton Bradstock (1)
  10. Caundle Vale (1)
  11. Cerne Valley (1)
  12. Charminister (1)
  13. Charmouth (1)
  14. Chesil Bank (1)
  15. Chickerell (2)
  16. Dorchester East (2)
  17. Dorchester North (2)
  18. Dorchester South (3)
  19. Dorchester West (3)
  20. Frome Valley (1)
  21. Halstock (1)
  22. Holnest (1)
  23. Loders (1)
  24. Lyme Regis (3)
  25. Maiden Newton (1)
  26. Netherbury (1)
  27. Owermoigne (2)
  28. Piddle Valley (1)
  29. Puddletown (1)
  30. Queen Thorne (1)
  31. Sherborne East (2)
  32. Sherborne West (3)
  33. Symondsbury (1)
  34. Thorncombe (1)
  35. Tolpuddle (1)
  36. Whitchurch Canonicorum (1)
  37. Winterborne St Martin (1)
  38. Yetminster (1)

Wards from 1 May 2003 to 7 May 2015:[26]

  1. Beaminster (2)
  2. Bradford Abbas (1)
  3. Bradpole (1)
  4. Bridport North (2)
  5. Bridport South & Bothenhampton (3)
  6. Broadmayne (1)
  7. Broadwindsor (1)
  8. Burton Bradstock (1)
  9. Cam Vale (1)
  10. Charminster & Cerne Valley (2)
  11. Charmouth (1)
  12. Chesil Bank (1)
  13. Chickerell (3)
  14. Chideock & Symondsbury (1)
  15. Dorchester East (2)
  16. Dorchester North (2)
  17. Dorchester South (2)
  18. Dorchester West (2)
  19. Frome Valley (1)
  20. Halstock (1)
  21. Loders (1)
  22. Lyme Regis (2)
  23. Maiden Newton (1)
  24. Marshwood Vale (1)
  25. Netherbury (1)
  26. Owermoigne (2)
  27. Piddle Valley (1)
  28. Puddletown (1)
  29. Queen Thorne (1)
  30. Sherborne East (2)
  31. Sherborne West (2)
  32. Winterborne St Martin (1)
  33. Yetminster (1)

Wards from 7 May 2015 to 2 May 2019 (district abolished):[27]

  1. Beaminster (2)
  2. Bridport North (3)
  3. Bridport South (3)
  4. Broadmayne & Crossways (2)
  5. Broadwindsor (1)
  6. Burton Bradstock (1)
  7. Cerne Valley (2)
  8. Chickerell & Chesil Bank (3)
  9. Chideock & Symondsbury (1)
  10. Dorchester East (2)
  11. Dorchester North (3)
  12. Dorchester South (2)
  13. Dorchester West (2)
  14. Frome Valley (1)
  15. Lyme Regis & Charmouth (2)
  16. Maiden Newton (1)
  17. Netherbury (1)
  18. Piddle Valley (1)
  19. Puddletown (1)
  20. Queen Thorne (1)
  21. Sherborne East (2)
  22. Sherborne West (2)
  23. Winterborne St Martin (1)
  24. Yetminster & Cam Vale (2)

Weymouth and Portland

Wards from 1 April 1974 (first election 7 June 1973) to 3 May 1979:[7]

  1. Melcombe Regis (3)
  2. North (3)
  3. Portland (9)
  4. Preston (3)
  5. Radipole (3)
  6. Westham East (3)
  7. Westham North (3)
  8. Westham West (3)
  9. Weymouth East (3)
  10. Weymouth West (3)
  11. Wyke Regis (3)

Wards from 3 May 1979 to 10 June 2004:[28]

Wards from 10 June 2004 to 2 May 2019 (district abolished):[29][30]

  1. Littlemoor (2)
  2. Melcombe Regis (3)
  3. Preston (3)
  4. Radipole (2)
  5. Tophill East (2)
  6. Tophill West (3)
  7. Underhill (2)
  8. Upwey & Broadwey (2)
  9. Westham East (2)
  10. Westham North (3)
  11. Westham West (2)
  12. Wey Valley (2)
  13. Weymouth East (2)
  14. Weymouth West (3)
  15. Wyke Regis (3)

Electoral wards by constituency

Bournemouth East

Boscombe East, Boscombe West, East Cliff and Springbourne, East Southbourne and Tuckton, Littledown and Iford, Moordown, Queen's Park, Strouden Park, Throop and Muscliff, West Southbourne.

Bournemouth West

Alderney, Branksome East, Central, Kinson North, Kinson South, Redhill and Northbourne, Talbot and Branksome Woods, Wallisdown and Winton West, Westbourne and West Cliff, Winton East.

Christchurch

Ameysford, Burton and Winkton, Ferndown Central, Ferndown Links, Grange, Highcliffe, Jumpers, Longham, Mudeford and Friars Cliff, North Highcliffe and Walkford, Parley, Portfield, Purewell and Stanpit, St Catherine's and Hurn, St Leonards and St Ives East, St Leonards and St Ives West, Stapehill, Town Centre, West Highcliffe, West Moors.

Mid Dorset and North Poole

Bere Regis, Broadstone, Canford Heath East, Canford Heath West, Colehill East, Colehill West, Corfe Mullen Central, Corfe Mullen North, Corfe Mullen South, Lytchett Matravers, Lytchett Minster and Upton East, Lytchett Minster and Upton West, Merley and Bearwood, St Martin, Wareham, Wimborne Minster.

North Dorset

Abbey, Alderholt, Blackmore, Blandford Damory Down, Blandford Hilltop, Blandford Langton St Leonards, Blandford Old Town, Blandford Station, Bourton and District, Bulbarrow, Cranborne Chase, Crane, Gillingham Town, Handley Vale, Hill Forts, Holt, Lodbourne, Lydden Vale, Marnhull, Milton, Motcombe and Ham, Portman, Riversdale, Shaftesbury Central, Shaftesbury Christy's, Shaftesbury Grosvenor, Shaftesbury Underhill, Stour, Stour Valley, The Beacon, The Lower Tarrants, The Stours, Three Cross and Potterne, Verwood Dewlands, Verwood Newtown, Verwood Stephen's Castle, Wyke.

Poole

Branksome West, Canford Cliffs, Creekmoor, Hamworthy East, Hamworthy West, Newtown, Oakdale, Parkstone, Penn Hill, Poole Town.

South Dorset

Castle, Creech Barrow, Langton, Littlemoor, Melcombe Regis, Preston, Radipole, Swanage North, Swanage South, Tophill East, Tophill West, Underhill, Upwey and Broadwey, West Purbeck, Westham East, Westham North, Westham West, Wey Valley, Weymouth East, Weymouth West, Winfrith, Wool, Wyke Regis.

West Dorset

Beaminster, Bradford Abbas, Bradpole, Bridport North, Bridport South and Bothenhampton, Broadmayne, Broadwindsor, Burton Bradstock, Cam Vale, Charminster and Cerne Valley, Charmouth, Chesil Bank, Chickerell, Chideock and Symondsbury, Dorchester East, Dorchester North, Dorchester South, Dorchester West, Frome Valley, Halstock, Loders, Lyme Regis, Maiden Newton, Marshwood Vale, Netherbury, Piddle Valley, Puddletown, Queen Thorne, Sherborne East, Sherborne West, Winterborne St Martin, Yetminster.

See also

References

  1. ^ The County of Dorset (Electoral Divisions) Order 1973
  2. ^ a b Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Dorset County Council Election Results 1973-2009 (PDF). The Elections Centre. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  3. ^ The County of Dorset (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1983
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak legislation.gov.uk - The Dorset (Boroughs of Poole and Bournemouth) (Structural Change) Order 1995. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The County of Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2016. Retrieved on 20 April 2016.
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  8. ^ The Borough of Bournemouth (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Bournemouth (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  10. ^ The Borough of Poole (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979
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  12. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Poole (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
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  14. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Christchurch (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  15. ^ The District of Wimborne (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  16. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of East Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  17. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The East Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  18. ^ The District of North Dorset (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  19. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  20. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The North Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  21. ^ The District of Purbeck (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  22. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Purbeck (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  23. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Purbeck (Electoral Changes) Order 2013. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  24. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Purbeck (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  25. ^ The District of West Dorset (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  26. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of West Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  27. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The West Dorset (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  28. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Weymouth and Portland (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  29. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Weymouth and Portland (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  30. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Weymouth and Portland (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
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