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Huish Champflower, Somerset

Historical Description

Huish Champflower, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands on the river Tone, 3f miles W by N of Wiveliscombe station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Wiveliscombe; money order and telegraph office, Wiveliscombe. Acreage of parish, 3334; population, 317. The manor belongs to the Trevelyan family. Iron mines are on the N border, on the Brendon Hills, and were once worked by the Ebbw Vale Company, but are now disused. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £330 with residence. The church is ancient, and consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with a tower.

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 parishHuish-Champflower St. Peter 
HundredWilliton and Freemanners 
Poor Law unionDulverton 

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 Huish Champflower 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