In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ebbesbourne Wake like this:
EBBESBORNE-WAKE, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on the Downs, 4¾ miles SE by S of Tisbury r. station, and 8 SW of Wilton. Post town, Broad-Chalk, under Salisbury. Acres, 2, 762. Real property, with Fifield-Bavant, £3, 129. Pop., 326. Houses, 72. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £130. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is Norman, in tolerable condition; and there is an Independent chapel.
Ebbesbourne Wake is now part of Salisbury district. Click here for graphs and data of how Salisbury has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ebbesbourne Wake itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ebbesbourne Wake, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th March 2017
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