Bathealton, Somerset

Historical Description

Bathealton, a parish in Somerset, 4 miles from Milver-ton station on the G.W.R., and 6 from Wellington. Acreage, 946; population, 123. There is a post office under Wiveliscombe (R.S.O.), which is the money order and telegraph office. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £215. The church was rebuilt about 50 years ago, and is very good. Some remains of an old British camp are on a hill in the parish. Sharp's charity is distributed to needy inhabitants each year in the church porch on Candlemas Day. Bathealton Court is the chie½ residence.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Somersetshire
Ecclesiastical parish Bathealton St. Bartholomew
Hundred Milverton
Poor Law union Wellington

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictTaunton Deane
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA4
Post TownTaunton
Chipstable
Kittisford
Milverton