Curry Mallet, Somerset

Historical Description

Curry-Mallet, a village and a parish in Somerset. Th&-village is 1 mile from Hatch station on the G.W.R., and 4½ NNW of Ilminster, and was once a market-town. It has a½ post office under Taunton; money order office, Hatcli Beauchamp; telegraph office. Hatch railway station. The parish comprises 1525 acres; population, 404. The manor belonged formerly to the Mallets and the Pointzes, and belongs now to the duchy of Cornwall. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Curland, in the diocese of Bath and Wells; joint net value, £390 with residence. Patron, the Prince of Wales. The church is in the-Later English style of architecture; consists of nave, transept, porch, and tower, and was restored in 1879. There is a Baptist 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 Curry-Mallet All Saints
Hundred Abdick and Bulstone
Poor Law union Langport

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictSouth Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA3
Post TownTaunton