Place:


Babington  Somerset

 

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

BABINGTON, a parish in Frome district, Somerset; 5 miles WNW of Frome r. station. Post Town, Mells under Frome. Acres, 607. Real property, £1,448. Pop., 129. Houses, 25. The property is divided among a few. Babington House is the seat of W. F. Knatchbull. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £170. Patron, the Rev. T. R. Jolliffe. The church is good; and there are an endowed school with £15, and other charities with £10.

Babington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12353

Date accessed: 30th March 2017


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