In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Middle Chinnock like this:
CHINNOCK (Middle), a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; on the river Parret, near the Yeovil and Exeter railway, 3½ miles NE of Crewkerne. Post town, West Chinnock, under Ilminster. Acres, 471. Real property, with West Chinnock, £3, 514. Pop., 238. Houses, 49. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £189.* Patron, the Earl of Ilchester. The church is early English.
Middle Chinnock 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 Middle Chinnock itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Middle Chinnock in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th March 2017
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