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Langford Budville, Somerset

Historical Description

Langford Budville, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands on a hill about a mile from the river Tone, 2 miles NW of Wellington station on the G.W.R., and has a post office under Wellington; money order and telegraph office, Milverton. Acreage of parish, 1889; population, 340. The manor and much of the land belong to the Sanford family. Bindon House and Wellisford House are the chief residences. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells— gross value, £280 with residence. Patron, the Archdeacon of Taunton. The church is Later English, and consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with a tower containing six bells and a 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 parishLangford-Budville St. James 
Poor Law unionWellington 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Langford Budville 1607-1812, Somerset is available to browse online., in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Langford Budville from the following:


Online maps of Langford Budville 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.

DistrictTaunton Deane
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA21
Post TownWellington