Stringston, Somerset

Historical Description

Stringston, a parish in Somerset, 7 miles from Williton station on the G.W.R. Post town, Holford, under Bridgwater; money order and telegraph office, Stogursey. Acreage, 859; population, 125. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Kilve. The church is light and cheerful, having been restored in 1879.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Somersetshire
Hundred Cannington
Poor Law union Williton

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stringston 1634-1812, Somerset is available to browse online., in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stringston from the following:


Online maps of Stringston are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictWest Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA5
Post TownBridgwater