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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

Administration

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

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Civil parishWells 
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

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictMendip
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA5
Post TownWells