Place:


Chedzoy  Somerset

 

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

CHEDZOY, a parish in Bridgewater district, Somerset; near the Bristol and Exeter railway, 3 miles E by N of Bridgewater. It has a post office under Bridgewater. Acres, 1, 655. Real property, £4, 490. Pop., 442, Houses, 88. The property is divided among a few. Ancient coins and other relics have been found. Fairfax had his head-quarters here when besieging Bridgewater. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £480.* Patron, the Rev. G. O. Mullens. The church is old but good. Bishop Nikke and A. Pascal were rectors.

Chedzoy through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12555

Date accessed: 28th January 2022


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