Goathill  Somerset


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

GOATHILL, a parish in the district of Sherborne and county of Somerset; on the verge of the county, adjacent to the London, Yeovil, and Exeter railway, 2½ miles E of Sherborne. Post town, Milbourne Port, under Sherborne. Acres, 300. Rated property, £270. Pop., 57. Houses, 10. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Valne, £90. Patron, G. D. W. Digby, Esq. The church is old but good.

Goathill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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