In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dinnington like this:
DINNINGTON, a parish in Chard district, Somerset; near the Yeovil and Exeter railway, 3 miles NW by W of Crewkerne. Post town, Seavington, under Ilminster. Acres, 514. Real property, £1, 447. Pop., 146. Houses, 36. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Seavington-St. Michael, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. A new church, on the site of the old one, and in the later English style, was founded in the autumn of 1863.
Dinnington 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 Dinnington itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dinnington in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th March 2017
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