Place:


Biddisham  Somerset

 

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

BIDDISHAM, a parish in Axbridge district, Somerset; on the river Axe, 3 miles W by S of Axbridge, and 5 SE of Weston-super-Mare Junction r. station. Post Town, Axbridge, under Weston-super-Mare. Acres, 574. Real property, £1,740. Pop., 147. Houses, 29. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £152.* Patron, the Bishop of London. The church is tolerable.

Biddisham through time

Biddisham is now part of Sedgemoor district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sedgemoor has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Biddisham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12461

Date accessed: 25th February 2024


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