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Polsham, Somerset

Historical Description

Polsham, a hamlet in Wells parish, Somerset, on the Wells branch of the Somerset and Dorsetshire railway, 3 miles SW of Wells and 128 from London.

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 CountySomersetshire 
Civil parishWells St Cuthbert 
HundredWells-Forum 
Poor Law unionWells 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Polsham from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Polsham 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.

DistrictMendip
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA5
Post TownWells