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Combwich, Somerset

Historical Description

Combwich, Combewick, or Cummidge, a village on the river Parret, in Somerset, 6 miles NNW of Bridgewater station on the G.W.R. It has a post office of the name of Combwich under Bridgewater, and is a sub-port to that town. A Rosicrucian chemist of the 16th century lived and died here. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Online maps of Combwich 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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA5
Post TownBridgwater