Chipley Park, Somerset

Historical Description

Chipley Park, a locality 2¼ miles NW of Wellington, in Somerset. An old mansion stood here, in which Locke wrote part of his " Essay on the Human Understanding."

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

Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

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