Lydlinch Parish and its council
We are a small Parish with 7 council members covering the villages of Lydlinch and King Stag. We own and maintain the bus shelter, village sign, bins, notice board and bench at Kings Stag and at Lydlinch the bins , bench and notice board. As well as managing our own assets, we are also involved in commenting on planning applications and liaising with the county and district councils regarding roads, drainage and other outdoor issues. Our qualified Parish Clerk works 3 hours a week. For a better idea of the matters we discuss, have a look at some of the minutes of our meetings.
Lydlinch is a village and civil parish about 3 miles (5 km) west of the town of Sturminster Newton in the Blackmore Vale area of North Dorset. The village is close to the River Lydden. Lydlinch Parish, which includes the village of King's Stag to the south and the hamlet of Stock Gaylard to the west, is bounded by the Lydden river to the east and its tributary Caundle Brook to the north.
Online Parish historical documents
The Dorset Online Parish Clerks website (opcdorset) contains some useful information on the Parish of Lydlinch, including census data.