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Clatworthy, Somerset

Historical Description

Clatworthy, a parish in Somerset, under the Brendon Hills, 4 miles NW of Wiveliscombe station on the G.W.R. Post town, Wiveliscombe, under Taunton. Acreage, 2964; population, 190. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, .6339 with residence. The church is Decorated English and good; it was restored in 1888.

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 parishClatworthy St. Mary 
HundredWilliton and Freemanners 
Poor Law unionWilliton 

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 Clatworthy 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.

DistrictWest Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA4
Post TownTaunton