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Curland, Somerset

Historical Description

Curland, a parish in Somerset, 5½ miles NNW of Chard. station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Taunton; money order office, Hatch Beauchamp; telegraph office, Hatch railway station. Acreage, 648; population, 155. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Curry-Mallet, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. The church was restored in 1870.

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 parishCurland All Saints 
HundredAbdick and Bulstone 
Poor Law unionTaunton 

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 Curland 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.

DistrictTaunton Deane
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA3
Post TownTaunton

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