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Mudford, Somerset

Historical Description

Mudford, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands on the river Yeo, 3 miles NNE of Yeovil, and 1 mile from Marston station on the G.W.R., with a post office under Ilchester; money order and telegraph office, Yeovil. The parish contains also the hamlets of Hinton and Stock. Acreage, 2263; population of the civil parish, 367; of the ecclesiastical, 355. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £156 with residence. Patron, the Dean and Chapter of Wells. The church is Later English, and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a tower.

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 parishMudford St. Mary 
Poor Law unionYeovil 

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

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Mudford 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 districtBA21
Post TownYeovil