Cricket Malherbie, Somerset
Cricket-Malherbie, a parish in Somerset, 3½ miles NE of Chard, 2½ from Ilminster town, and 3½ from Ilminster station on the G.W.R. Post town, Ilminster; money order and telegraph office, Ilminster. Acreage, 4til; population, 46. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £101. The church consists of nave, chancel, aisles, and porch, with tower and spire, contains a brass of the Pitts, and is good.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Cricket-Malherbie St. Mary Magdalene|
|Hundred||Abdick and Bulstone|
|Poor Law union||Chard|
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.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Cricket Malherbie from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Cricket-Malherbie (St. Mary Magdalene))
Online maps of Cricket Malherbie 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.