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Kittisford, Somerset

Historical Description

Kittisford, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, on the Western Canal and the river Tone, near the boundary with Devon, 4 miles W by N of Wellington station on the G.W.R. Post town, Wellington. Acreage, 961; population, 103. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £170 with residence. The church was almost entirely rebuilt in 1875, and consists of nave, aisle, N chantry, and chancel, with porch and tower. Kitton. See KEDINGTON.

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 parishKittisford St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionWellington 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Kittisford 1695-1812, Somerset is available to browse online., in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kittisford from the following:


Online maps of Kittisford 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:

DistrictTaunton Deane
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA21
Post TownWellington