Cricket Malherbie, Somerset

Historical Description

Cricket-Malherbie, a parish in Somerset, 3½ miles NE of Chard, 2½ from Ilminster town, and 3½ from Ilminster station on the G.W.R. Post town, Ilminster; money order and telegraph office, Ilminster. Acreage, 4til; population, 46. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £101. The church consists of nave, chancel, aisles, and porch, with tower and spire, contains a brass of the Pitts, and is good.

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 Cricket-Malherbie St. Mary Magdalene
Hundred Abdick and Bulstone
Poor Law union Chard

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

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Civil Registration

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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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA19
Post TownIlminster