In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Axbridge like this:
Axbridge, par. and small town with ry. sta., mid. Somerset, 9½ miles NW. of Wells, 540 ac., pop. 718; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Axbridge has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Sedgemoor. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Axbridge and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Axbridge, in Sedgemoor and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th June 2013
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