In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Thorne St Margaret like this:
THORNE-ST. MARGARET, a parish in Wellington district, Somerset; 2½ miles W of Wellington r. station. Post town, Wellington, Somerset. Acres, 805. Real property, £1,042. Pop., 144. Houses, 33. The manor belongs to J.Luxmore, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £113. Patron, the Archdeacon of Taunton. The church is old.
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 Thorne St Margaret has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Taunton Deane. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Thorne St Margaret and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thorne St Margaret, in Taunton Deane and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th December 2013
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