Tolland, Somerset

Historical Description

Tolland, a parish in Somerset, 3 miles SW of Crowcombe Heathfield station on the G.W.R., and 4 NNE of Wiveliscombe. Post town, Wiveliscombe, under Taunton. Acreage, 842; population, 107. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £144 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old, but has been restored.

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 Tolland St. John the Baptist
Hundred Taunton and Taunton-Dean
Poor Law union Taunton

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

We have transcribed the entry for Tolland from the following:


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.

DistrictTaunton Deane
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA4
Post TownTaunton