Beer Crocombe, Somerset
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Beer-Crocombe St. James|
|Hundred||Abdick and Bulstone|
|Poor Law union||Langport|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Beer Crocombe 1542-1812, Somerset is available to browse online.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Beer-Crocombe (St. James))
- Kelly's Directory of Somerset, 1914
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.