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Lilstock, Somerset

Historical Description

Lilstock, a parish in Somerset, on the coast, 8 miles NE by E of Williton station on the G.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Stogursey. The church was palled down when the parish was ecclesiastically annexed to Kilton in 1881.

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 parishLilstock St. Andrew 
HundredWilliton and Freemanners 
Poor Law unionWilliton 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Lilstock 1661-1812, Somerset is available to browse online.

Ancestry.co.uk, 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 Lilstock from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Lilstock 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.

DistrictWest Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA5
Post TownBridgwater

Kilton
Stogursey
Stringston