Wanstrow  Somerset


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

WANSTROW, a parish, with a village, in Frome district, Somerset; on the East Somerset railway, 5½ miles SW of Frome. It has a post-office under Frome, and a r. station. Acres, 2,054. Real property, £3,367. Pop., 454. Houses, 104. The manor belongs to Mrs.S. Clarke. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £325.* Patron, Mrs.S. Clarke. The church is early English. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Wanstrow through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th April 2018

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