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Emborrow, Somerset

Historical Description

Emborrow or Emborough, a parish in Somerset, under the Mendip Hills, 1½ mile from Binegar station on the Somerset and Dorset railway. It has a post office under Bath; money order office, Chewton Mendip; telegraph office, Midsomer Norton. Acreage, 1877; population, 131. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Chewton Mendip, in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £250. The church is small, and was restored in 1886.

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 parishEmborough St. Mary 
Poor Law unionShepton-Mallet 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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