Place:


Baltonsborough  Somerset

 

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

BALTONSBOROUGH, a parish in Wells district, Somerset; on the river Brue, 4 miles SW of Glastonbury r. station. It includes the hamlet of Southwood; and has a post office under Glastonbury. Acres, 2,472. Real property, £6,934. Pop., 763. Houses, 166. The liv ing is a p. curacy, annexed to Butleigh, in the dio. of Bath and Wells. The church is later English. There are Wesleyan and Moravian chapels, and two public schools.

Baltonsborough through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12363

Date accessed: 25th May 2017


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