In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sock Dennis like this:
SOCK-DENNIS, a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; 1 mile SW of Ilchester, and 2½ E by N of Martock r. station. Post town, Ilchester, under Taunton. Acres, v 880. Pop., 26. Houses, 5. The living is a rectory un the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £188. Patron, the Rev. J. H. Wyndham.
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 Sock Dennis 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 Sock Dennis and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sock Dennis in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th August 2015
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