Winsham  Somerset


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

WINSHAM, a parish, with a village, in Chard district, Somerset; 2½ miles ENE of Chard-Road r. station. It has a post-office under Chard, and a fair on Whit-Wednesday. Acres, 2,953. Real property, £5,211. Pop., 1,033. Houses, 204. The manor belongs to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £287.* Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is early English and good. There are an Independent chapel and a slightly endowed national school.

Winsham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th August 2020

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