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Chilton Cantilo, Somerset

Historical Description

Chilton-Cantelo, a parish in Somerset, on the river Yeo, 5 miles N of Yeovil station on the G.W.R. and L. & S.W.R. Post town, Ilchester; money order and telegraph office, Rimbton. Acreage, 634; population of the civil parish, 116; of the ecclesiastical, 148. The living is a rectory, with that of Ashington annexed, in the diocese of Bath and Wells; joint net value, £204. The church is very 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 parishChilton-Cantilo St. James 
Poor Law unionYeovil 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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