Thornbury  Devon


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

THORNBURY, a parish, with a village, in Holsworthy district, Devon; 13 miles SSW of Bideford r. station. Post town, Brandis-Corner, North Devon. Acres, 2,772. Real property, £1,811. Pop. in 1851, 489; in 1861, 365. Houses, 83. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £198.* Patron, Mrs. Edgecombe. The church is partly Norman. There is a Methodist chapel.

Thornbury through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thornbury, in Torridge and Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 10th August 2022

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