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Flax Bourton  Somerset

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Flax Bourton like this:

FLAXBOURTON, a parish in Bedminster district, Somerset; on the Bristol-and Exeter railway, at Bourton r. station, 5½ miles WSW of Bristol. It has a post office designated Flaxbourton, Somerset. Acres, 621. Real property, £2, 849. Pop., 215. Houses, 42. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £90. Patron, the Rector of Nailsea. The church has a fine doorway, and is very good.

Flax Bourton through time

Flax Bourton is now part of North Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Flax Bourton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Flax Bourton in North Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12856

Date accessed: 21st August 2019


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