Hinton Blewett, Somerset

Historical Description

Hinton Blewett, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands 2¼ miles SW of Clutton station on the G.W.R., and is a scattered place. The parish contains also the hamlets of South Widcombe, Coley, and Shortwood, and its post town is Bristol. Acreage, 1130; population, 178. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, £270 with residence. The church is Later English, and was partially restored in 1893. It consists of 'nave, chancel, and aisle, with S porch and massive tower.

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 Hinton-Blewitt All Saints
Hundred Chewton
Poor Law union Clutton

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


Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtBS39
Post TownBristol