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.
Stockland Bristol is now part of Sedgemoor district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sedgemoor has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stockland Bristol itself, go to Units and Statistics.
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: 29th March 2017
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