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Kingweston, Somerset

Historical Description

Kingweston, a parish in Somerset, 3 miles NE of Somer-ton, and 5 from Glastonbury station on the Somerset and Dorset Joint railway. Post town and money order office, Somerton; telegraph office, Butleigh. Acreage, 1244; population, 121. The manor, with Kingweston House, belongs to the Dicklnson family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £130 with residence. The church was built in 1855, is in the Decorated style, and comprises nave, chancel, porch, and lofty spire with clock.

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 parishKingweston All Saints 
Poor Law unionLangport 

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 Kingweston 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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA11
Post TownSomerton