In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Coxley like this:
COXLEY, a tything and a chapelry in St. Cuthbert-Wells parish, Somerset. The tything lies 2¼ miles SW of Wells r. station, and has a post office under Wells, Somerset. Pop., 272. The chapelry was constituted in 1844; and is more extensive than the tything. Pop., 495. Houses, 106. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £300.* Patron, the Vicar of Wells. The church is good.
Additional information about this locality is available for Wells
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Coxley, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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