Whitley  Somerset


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

WHITLEY, a hundred in Somerset; comprising detached parts toward the NW side of the county; and containing 20 parishes. Acres, 49,254. Pop., in 1851, 14,347; in 1861, 14,174. Houses, 3,071.

Whitley through time

Whitley 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 Whitley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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