Farmborough, Somerset

Historical Description

Farmborough, a parish in Somersetshire, 2 miles from Glutton station on the G.W.R., and 6½ SW by W of Bath. It has a post office under Bath; money order and telegraph office, Timsbury, Acreage, 1508; population, 895. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £470 with residence. The church is old but good, and there is 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 Farmborough All Saints
Hundred Keynsham
Poor Law union Clutton

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.

CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath