Vobster  Somerset


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

VOBSTER, a chapelry in Mells parish, Somerset; 5¼ miles W by N of Frome r. station. It was constituted in 1851; and its Post town is Mells, under Frome. Pop., 182. Houses, 44. The living is a p. curacy, united with Leigh-upon-Mendip, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £60.* Patron, the Rector of Mells.

Additional information about this locality is available for Mells

Vobster through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th October 2021

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