In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Barton St David like this:
BARTON-ST.-DAVID, a parish in Langport district, Somerset; on the river Brue, 4 miles NE of Somerton, and 6 SE of Glastonbury r. station. Post Town, Somerton, under Taunton. Acres, 945. Real property, £2,002. Pop., 404. Houses, 88. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £60.* Patron, the Rev. Mr. Garrett. The church was restored in 1858. There is an Independent chapel.
Barton St David 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 Barton St David itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barton St David in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th April 2017
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