UK Genealogy Archives logo

Barton St David, Somerset

Historical Description

Barton-St-David, a parish in Somerset, on the river Brue, 6 miles from Castle Gary station on the G.W.R., and 4 NE of Somerton. It includes the hamlet of Silver Street, and has a post office under Somerton; money order office, Keinton Mandeville; telegraph office, Butleigh. Acreage, 989; population, 308. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, £259, in the gift of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church was restored in 1874. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBarton St. David 
Poor Law unionLangport 

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.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barton St David from the following:


Online maps of Barton St David 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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA11
Post TownSomerton