In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cudworth like this:
CUDWORTH, a parish in Chard district, Somerset; 3 miles SSE of Ilminster r. station, and 3½ ENE of Chard. Post town, Crick-Malherbie, under Chard. Acres, 1, 077. Real property, £1, 486. Pop., 151. Houses, 29. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £50. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church is good.
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 Cudworth has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of South Somerset. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Cudworth and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cudworth in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th September 2016
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