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Bathampton, Somerset

Historical Description

Bathampton, a parish in Somerset, on the river Avon and the G.W.R., 105 miles from London, and 1½ mile NE of Bath. It lias a station on the railway, and a post office under Bath; money order and telegraph office, Batheaston. Acreage, 933; population, 402. A series of suburban villas extends onwards to Bath. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £84 with residence, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church is Perpendicular English; has a fine west door; contains effigies of a knight and his lady of the time of Edward III.; and was repaired and enlarged in 1882.

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 parishBathampton St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionBath 

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

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bathampton from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath