Ubley  Somerset


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

UBLEY, or Obleigh, a parish, with a village, in Clutton district, Somerset; under the Mendip hills, 8 miles SSE of Nailsea r. station, and 8 N by W of Wells. Post town, Temple-Cloud, under Bristol. Acres, 1,811. Real property, £2,703. Pop., 307. Houses, 66. The property is much subdivided. Lead ore is worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £200.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £5. A cattle fair is held on 4 Sept.

Ubley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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