In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Easton like this:
EASTON, a chapelry in St. Cuthbert parish, Wells borough, Somerset; 2 miles W of Wells town and r. station. It was constituted in 1844; and its post town is Wells. Real property, £1, 630. Pop., 259. Houses, 52. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £209. Patron, the Vicar of Wells.
Additional information about this locality is available for Wells
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Easton, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd December 2014
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