Hillfarrance  Somerset


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

HILLFARRANCE, a parish in Wellington district, Somerset; on a branch of the river Tone, and on the Bristol and Exeter railway, 3 ½ miles NE of Wellington. Post town, Taunton. Acres, 920. Real property, £2, 624. Pop., 582. Houses, 126. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged to William de Vernay, of the 14th century; and belongs now to several proprietors. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £153. * Patron, Trinity College, Oxford. The church consists of nave, chancel, and S chapel, with porch and tower; and is good.

Hillfarrance through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 09th April 2020

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