Buckland Denham, Somerset

Historical Description

Buckland-Denham, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands on a hill, 3½ miles NNW of Frome railway station, and has a post office under Frome, which is the money order and telegraph office. It was formerly a market-town. The parish comprises 1432 acres; population, 428. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £182 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church has been restored. There is also a Wesleyan chapel

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 Buckland-Denham St. Mary
Hundred Kilmersdon
Poor Law union Frome

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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