In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Durleigh like this:
DURLEIGH, a parish in Bridgewater district, Somerset; on an affluent of the Parret, 2 miles WSW of Bridgewater town and r. station. Post town, Bridgewater. Acres, 886. Real property, £1, 331. Pop., 158. Houses, 31. The property is subdivided. The living is a donative in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £25. Patron, G. R. Harding, Esq. The church is old but 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 Durleigh has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Sedgemoor. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Durleigh and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Durleigh, in Sedgemoor and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 31st October 2014
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