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    BIERE, Walter, of Shaftesbury, Dorset.

    the foundation of St. Katherine’s chantry in the abbey church. He also held a short lease on land at Compton Abbas, about two miles from Shaftesbury. Biere was one of four delegates sent to the shire court at Dorchester to

    RUSSELL, alias GASCOIGNE, Stephen (d.1438), of Weymouth and Dorchester, Dorset.

    la Tours and Blynchesfelds. In 1422 they alleged at the assizes that they had been dispossessed of property in Compton Abbas pertaining to Alice as heir of her maternal grandmother Cecily, daughter of Hugh Blynchesfeld, and although the defendants protested

    SPURRIER, Christopher (1783-1876), of Upton House, Poole, Dorset

    parkland.[footnote] At the general election of 1820 Spurrier, who raised a �12,000 mortgage on his mansion and sold the Compton Abbas estate for �16,500 to finance the campaign, ducked another challenge at Poole and stood for the open and venal

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