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Durleigh, Somerset

Historical Description

Durleigh, a parish in Somerset, on an affluent of the Parrel, 2 miles WSW of Bridgwater town and station on the G.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bridgwater. Acreage, 755; population of the civil parish, 96; of the ecclesiastical, 158. The living is a donative in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £30. The church is old but good; it was restored in 1882.

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 
Poor Law unionBridgwater 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Durleigh 1683-1807, Somerset is available to browse online., in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Durleigh from the following:


Online maps of Durleigh are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA5
Post TownBridgwater