Pawlett  Somerset


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

PAWLETT, a village and a parish in Bridgewater district, Somerset. The village stands on the river Parret, near the Bristol and Exeter railway, 3 miles S S W of Highbridge-Junction r. station and 4 N of Bridgewater; and has a post-office under Bridgewater, and fairs on the last Monday of Aug. and Oct. ...

The parish comprises 2, 986 acres of land, and 580 of water. Real property, £10, 438. Pop., 555. Houses, 116. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Lord De Mauley. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £350.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient but good, and has a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Pawlett through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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