Yatton  Somerset


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

YATTON, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Bedminster district, Somerset. The village stands near the Bristol and Exeter railway, 4¼ miles S by E of Clevedon; and has a head post-office‡ designated Yatton, Somerset, and a r. station.—The parish contains also Cleeve village and Claverham hamlet, and comprises 5,374 acres. ...

Real property, £14,543. Pop. in 1851, 2,061; in 1861, 1,851. Houses, 382. The property is much subdivided. The manor, with Cleeve Court, belongs to T. Castle, Esq. The tract around Cleeve presents some picturesque and diversified scenery. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £430.* Patron, the Bishop of B. and W. The church is cruciform and decorated and later English. The vicarages of Cleeve and Kenn are separate benefices. There are national schools and charities £57.—The sub-district contains 8 parishes. Acres, 20,048. Pop., 8,236. Houses, 1,531.

Yatton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th September 2021

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