In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stoke Trister like this:
STOKE-TRISTER, a parish in Wincanton district, Somerset; 2¼ miles E of Wincanton r. station. It contains Bayford hamlet, which has a post-office under Bath. Acres, 1,090. Real property, with Cucklington, £5,646. Pop., 395. Houses, 102. Bayford Lodge is the seat of Capt. R. Phelips. The living is a rectory, annexed to Cucklington. The church is modern. Charities, £5. .
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 Stoke Trister has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of South Somerset. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Stoke Trister and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stoke Trister in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th July 2016
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