In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Houndsborough Barwick and Coker like this:
HOUNDSBOROUGH, BARWICK, AND COKER, a hundred in Somerset; bounded on the E and the S by Dorset, on the W by Crewkerne hundred, on the N by Stone and Tintinhull hundreds; and containing sixteen parishes. Acres, 18, 634. Pop. in 1851, 8, 460; in 1861, 7, 872. Houses, 1, 678.
Houndsborough Barwick and Coker 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 Houndsborough Barwick and Coker itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Houndsborough Barwick and Coker in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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