In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fonthill Bishop like this:
BISHOPS-FONTHILL, a parish in Tisbury district, Wilts; 2 miles ENE of Hindon, and 3 N of Tisbury r. station. Post Town, Hindon, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,735. Real property, with Chilmark and Rudge, £5,008. Pop., 187. Houses, 43. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £246. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is early English, and in fair condition. Charities, £11.
Fonthill Bishop is now part of Salisbury district. Click here for graphs and data of how Salisbury has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fonthill Bishop itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fonthill Bishop, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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