Place:


Ansford  Somerset

 

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

ALMSFORD, or Ansford, a parish in Wincanton district, Somerset; adjacent to Castlecary, the river Brue, and the East Somerset railway. Post Town, Castlecary. Acres, 844. Real property, returned with contiguous parishes. Rated property, £1,828. Pop., 306. Houses, 69. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £297.* Patron, F. Woodford, Esq. The church was restored in 1861, at a cost of about £1,000.

Ansford through time

Ansford is now part of South Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ansford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12324

Date accessed: 30th April 2017


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