Middlezoy  Somerset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Middlezoy like this:

MIDDLEZOY, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Bridgewater district, Somerset. The village stands on a rising-ground, about 2 miles from the river Parrct, 4 N of Athelney r. station, and 6 SE of Bridgewater; and has a post office under Bridgewater. The parish contains also the hamlets of Long-Acre and Thorngrove. ...

Acres, 2,520. Real property, £5,787. Pop., 725. Houses, 153. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to K. M. King, Esq. Moorland House is the seat of T. Perratt, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £138.* Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is chiefly later English, in fair condition; has a very fine tower; and comprises nave, S aisle, transept, porch, and chancel. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.—The sub-district contains also three other parishes, and small parts of two others. Pop., 2,737. Houses, 599.

Middlezoy through time

Middlezoy is now part of Sedgemoor district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sedgemoor has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Middlezoy itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Middlezoy, in Sedgemoor and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd June 2018

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