Donyatt  Somerset


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

DONYATT, a parish in Chard district, Somerset; on the river Isle, adjacent to the Chard canal, near the Chard and Taunton railway, 1½ mile WSW of Ilminster. It includes part of Crock-Street hamlet; and its post town is Ilminster. Acres, 1, 223. Real property, £2, 902. Pop., 494. Houses, 98. ...

The property is divided among a few. Some of the inhabitants are employed in potteries and woollen mills. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £197.* Patron, R. T. Combe, Esq. The church is old but good: and has a tower. There is an alms-house with £48.

Donyatt through time

Donyatt 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 Donyatt itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2021

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