Westonzoyland  Somerset


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

WESTON-ZOYLAND, a parish, with a village, in Bridgewater district, Somerset; 3½ miles ESE of Bridgewater r. station. It has a post-office under Bridgewater, and a fair on 9 Sept. Acres, 2,729. Real property, £9,137. Pop. in 1851, 1,007; in 1861, 894. Houses, 205. The manor belongs to N . Welman, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £375.* Patron, the Bishop of B. and W. The church is ancient but good, and has a very fine later English tower. There are two Methodist chapels, a national school, and charities £12.

Westonzoyland through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th April 2024

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