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Easton, Somerset

Historical Description

Easton, a chapelry in St Cuthbert parish, Wells borough, Somerset, 3 miles W of Wells town, and 1 mile from Westbury station on the G.W.R. It was constituted in 1844, and its post town and money order office is Wells; telegraph office, Lodge Hill railway station. Population, 241. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £200. Patron, the Vicar of Wells. The church was built in 1843, and is in the Norman style.

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 CountySomersetshire 
Civil parishWells 
Poor Law unionWells 

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

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA5
Post TownWells