Melbury Abbas (St. Thomas)
St. Thomas's Church, Melbury Abbas, Dorset (March 2017)
1852, designed by George Evans of Wimborne.
- Bob Breach, Melbury Abbas: a narrative history of a Dorset parish,
Melbury Abbas: Melbury Press, 1998.
- John Hutchins, The history and antiquities of the County of
Dorset, 3rd ed., edited by William Shipp and James Whitworth Hodson,
Westminster: J.B. Nichols and Sons, 1861-1873.
- John Newman and Nikolaus Pevsner, The buildings of England:
Dorset. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972, p. 272.
- Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England), An inventory
of historical monuments in the County of Dorset, Vol. 4,
North Dorset. London: HMSO, 1972, p. 47. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/rchme/dorset/vol4/pp47-48
5, 7-2-27 in A.
Inside Melbury church can be found the wooden battlefield cross that once marked the grave of 2nd Lieutenant L. H. Carver, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards, who died on the 26th May 1918. He is buried in Ayette British Cemetery, 14 km south of Arras in France.
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Last updated: 26 March 2017.