Sampford Brett  Somerset


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

SAMPFORD-BRETT, a parish, with a village, in Williton district, Somerset; adjacent to the Watchet railway, 1½ mile S W of Williton r. station. Post-town, Williton, under Taunton. Acres, 932. Real property, £1, 534. Pop., 280. Houses, 48. The manor belongs to Sir A. A. Hood, Bart The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £400.* Patron, the Rev. Dr. Tripp. The church is good.

Sampford Brett through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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