In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stoke Pero like this:
STOKE-PERO, a parish in Williton district, Somerset; on the E side of Exmoor, 13 miles W of Watchet r. station. Post town, Minehead, under Taunton. Acres, 3,422. Pop., 51. Houses, 10. The manor belongs to Sir T. D. Acland and Mr. W. Tamlyn. Red deer are plentiful. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £92. Patron, J. Quick, Esq.
Stoke Pero 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 Stoke Pero itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stoke Pero in West Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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