In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cricket Malherbie like this:
CRICKET-MALHERBIE, a parish in Chard district, Somerset; near the Chard canal, and the line of the Chard and Taunton railway, 3½ miles NE of Chard. It has a post office under Chard. Acres, 540. Real property, £754. Pop., 21. Houses, 5. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £80. Patron, Elizabeth Pitt. The church consists of nave, chancel, aisles, and porch, with tower and spire: contains a brass of the Pitts; and is good.
Cricket Malherbie 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 Cricket Malherbie itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cricket Malherbie in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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