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. .
Stoke Trister is now part of South Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stoke Trister itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stoke Trister in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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