In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stowey like this:
STOWEY, a parish in Clutton district, Somerset; 7 miles SW by S of Keynsham r. station. Post town, Pensford, under Bristol. Acres, 814. Rated property, £1,423. Pop., 181. Houses, 40. The manor belongs to Sir E. Strachey, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £183. Patron, the Bishop of B. and W. The church is good.
Stowey is now part of Bath and North East Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bath and North East Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stowey itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stowey in Bath and North East Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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