In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Trent like this:
TRENT, a parish in the district of Sherborne and county of Somerset; 2¾ miles NE of Yeovil r. station. Post town, Sherborne. Acres, 1,590. Real property, £4,554. Pop., 512. Houses, 122. The manor belongs to H. D. Seymour, Esq. T. House belonged to the Wyndhams; gave concealment for 15 days to Charles II., after the battle of Worcester; and is now a farmhouse. ...
The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £514.* Patron, Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church was restored and enlarged in 1840; and is a very fine edifice, with a spire. There are an endowed school with £120 a year, four alms houses, and other charities £24.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Trent, in West Dorset and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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