In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stockland Bristol like this:
STOCKLAND-BRISTOL, a parish in Bridgewater district, Somerset; on the coast, 6½ miles NW of Bridgewater r. station. Post town, Bridgewater. Acres, 1,650; of which 500 are water. Real property, £2,470. Pop., 142. Houses, 32. The manor belongs to T. Danie1, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £161.* Patron, T. Daniel, Esq. The church is early English.
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 Stockland Bristol 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 Stockland Bristol and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stockland Bristol, in Sedgemoor and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 07th March 2014
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