Place:


Stoke St Michael  Somerset

 

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

STOKE-LANE, or S.-St. Michael, a parish and a sub-district in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset. The parish lies 4 miles NE of Shepton-Mallet r. station, and has a village of its own name. Post town, Shepton-Mallet. Acres, 2,071. Real property, £3,356. Pop. in 1851, 921; in 1861, 734. Houses, 167. ...


The manor belongs to W. F. Knatchbull, Esq. S. House is the seat of J. L. Burnard, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £120. Patron, the Vicar of Doulting. The church was rebuilt in 1838. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £7.—The sub-district contains 9 parishes. Acres, 13,172. Pop., 3,326. Houses, 775.

Stoke St Michael through time

Stoke St Michael is now part of Mendip district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mendip has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stoke St Michael itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stoke St Michael, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13259

Date accessed: 24th March 2017


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