In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Curry Mallet like this:
CURRY-MALLET, a village and a parish in Langport district, Somerset. The village stands adjacent to the Chard canal, 3½ miles ENE of the Chard and Taunton railway, and 4½ NNW of Ilminster; and was once a market-town. The parish comprises 1, 650 acres; and its post town is Isle-Abbots, under Taunton. ...
Real property, £3, 444. Pop., 549. Houses, 104. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged formerly to the Mallets and the Pointzes; and belongs now to the duchy of Cornwall. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Curland, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £392. Patron, Prince of Wales. The church is later English; consists of nave, transept, and chancel, with porch and tower; and is good. There is a Baptist chapel.
Curry Mallet 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 Curry Mallet itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Curry Mallet in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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