In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Garsdon like this:
GARSDON, a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; 2 miles ENE of Malmsbury, and 5½ WSW of Minety r. station. Post town, Malmsbury, under Chippenham. Acres, 1, 136. Real property, with Lea, £4, 815. Rated property of G. alone, £1, 486. Pop., 206. Houses, 39. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Lea, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £ 441.* Patron, F. Gale, Esq. The church is modern.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Garsdon in North Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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