Bathealton, a parish in Somerset, 4 miles from Milver-ton station on the G.W.R., and 6 from Wellington. Acreage, 946; population, 123. There is a post office under Wiveliscombe (R.S.O.), which is the money order and telegraph office. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £215. The church was rebuilt about 50 years ago, and is very good. Some remains of an old British camp are on a hill in the parish. Sharp's charity is distributed to needy inhabitants each year in the church porch on Candlemas Day. Bathealton Court is the chie½ residence.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bathealton St. Bartholomew|
|Poor Law union||Wellington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Bathealton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Bathealton, or Badialton (St. Bartholomew))
Online maps of Bathealton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:
- Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
- Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser
- Western Gazette
- Wells Journal
- Somerset County Gazette
The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.