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Stogumber  Somerset

 

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

STOGUMBER, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Williton district, Somerset. The village stands 1 mile W of the Watchet railway, and 6 N by E of Wiveliscombe; is famous for a pale ale, made from a medicinal spring; and has a post-office under Taunton, a r. station with telegraph, a weekly market on Saturday, and a cattle-fair on 6 May.—The parish contains also six hamlets, and comprises 5,777 acres. ...


Real property, £5,890. Pop., 1,398. Houses, 275. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £239.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Wells. The church is good; and there are a Baptist chapel, a national school, alms houses with £15 a year, and other charities £33.—The sub-district contains 8 parishes. Acres, 20,012. Pop., 3,789. Houses, 749.

Stogumber through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13244

Date accessed: 22nd August 2017


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