Place:


Staple Fitzpaine Somerset

 

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

STAPLE-FITZPAINE, a parish, with a village, in Taunton district, Somerset; 5½ miles SE by S of Taunton r. station. It has a post-office under Taunton. Acres, 2,573. Real property, £2,441. Pop., 264. Houses, 53. The manor belongs to Lord Portman. The living is a rectory, united with Bickenhall, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £600. Patron, Lord Portman-The church is later English, with a fine tower.

Staple Fitzpaine through time

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 Staple Fitzpaine has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Taunton Deane. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Staple Fitzpaine and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Staple Fitzpaine, in Taunton Deane and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13233

Date accessed: 26th October 2014


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