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Isle Brewers, Somerset

Historical Description

Isle or Ile Brewers, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, on the river lie, adjacent to Isle Abbots, 5 miles from Hatch station on the Chard branch of the G.W.R. Post town, Taunton; money order and telegraph office, Hambridge. Acreage, 1356; population of the civil parish, 290; of the ecclesiastical, 200. In 1885 portions of North and South Bradon were incorporated with this parish, which is principally pastoral and agricultural. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £170 with residence. Patron, the Prince of Wales. The church was rebuilt in 1861, is in the Gothic style, and comprises nave, chancel, and S porch, with tower and spire with four bells. Dr Joseph Wolff was vicar.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Ecclesiastical parishIsle-Brewers All Saints 
HundredAbdick and Bulstone 
Poor Law unionLangport 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Ile Brewers 1705-1812, Somerset is available to browse online.

The register dates from the year 1692.

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Churches

Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church of All Saints is a building of stone in the Gothic style, rebuilt in 1861, and consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a tower on the south side with spire and containing 4 bells: there are sittings for 185 persons.
All Saints, Isle Brewers


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Isle Brewers from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Isle Brewers 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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA3
Post TownTaunton