West Coker  Somerset


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

COKER (West), a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; between the railways from Yeovil toward Durston and Exeter, 3 miles W by S of Yeovil. It has a post office under Yeovil. Acres, 1, 299. Real property, £3, 675. Pop., 1, 012. Houses, 206. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £430.* Patron, I . Raven, Esq. The church is later English. There are a national school and an alms-house.

West Coker through time

West 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 West Coker itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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