Place:


Keynsham  Somerset

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Keynsham like this:

Keynsham.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., Somerset, on river Avon, 5 miles SE. of Bristol, 4171 ac., pop. 2482; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Thursday. Keynsham is an ancient place, and has some remains of an abbey (founded 1172). Malting, brewing, and flax-spinning are the industries; there is also some trade in connection with the neighbouring limestone works. Sheep and stock fairs are held twice a year.

Keynsham through time

Keynsham is now part of Bath and North East Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bath and North East Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Keynsham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Keynsham in Bath and North East Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1275

Date accessed: 16th October 2019


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