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Beer Crocombe, Somerset

Historical Description

Beer-Crocombe, a parish in Somersetshire, about ½ a mile from Hatch Beauchamp station on the G.W.R. Acreage, 778; population, 139. Taunton is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Hatch Beauchamp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £160. The church is good.

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 parishBeer-Crocombe St. James 
HundredAbdick and Bulstone 
Poor Law unionLangport 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Beer Crocombe 1542-1812, Somerset is available to browse online., 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 Beer Crocombe from the following:

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.