Babcary  Somerset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Babcary like this:

BABCARY, a parish in Langport district, Somerset; near the river Parret, 3¾ miles NNE of Ilchester r. station. It includes the hamlets of Higher Farrington, Lower Farrington, and sort; and its Post Town is Charlton-Mackerel under Taunton. Acres, 2,393. Real property, £3,923. Pop., 426. Houses, 94. The property is much divided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £450.* Patron, Mrs. Burke The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Babcary through time

Babcary 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 Babcary itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Babcary in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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