Hardington Mandeville, Somerset

Historical Description

Hardington Mandeville, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village is 3 miles from Sutton Bingham station on the L. & S.W.R., 2 from the boundary with Dorsetshire, and 4 SW of Yeovil, and has a post office of the name of Harding-ton, under Yeovil; money order and telegraph office, West Coker. Acreage, 2677; population, 459. The manor belongs to Viscount Portman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value,, £380 with residence. The church, with the exception of the tower, was rebuilt in 1864, and is in the Decorated English style. There is a Bible Christian chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and 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 Hardington-Mandeville St. Mary
Hundred Houndsborough
Poor Law union Yeovil

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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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