Worle  Somerset


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

WORLE, a parish, with a village, in Axbridge district, Somerset; 1¾ mile W of Banwell r. station, and 2¾ ENE of Weston-super-Mare. It has a post-office under Weston-super-Mare. Acres, 1,810. Real property, with Kewstoke, £12,194. Pop., 980. Houses, 195. The manor belongs to J. ...

Stephens, Esq. W. Hill is noticed in our article on Weston-super-Mare. Limestone and calamine abound. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £312.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is later English. There are Wesleyan, U. free Methodist, and Bible Christian chapels, and a national school.

Worle through time

Worle 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 Worle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd August 2019

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