Sampford Arundell, Somerset
Sampford Arundel, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, 3 miles from Wellington station on the G.W.R. Post town, Wellington; telegraph office, Greenham. Acreage, 1216; population, 336. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £125. The church is good, and there is a Union chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Sampford-Arundel Holy Cross|
|Poor Law union||Wellington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Sampford Arundel 1698-1812, 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.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Sampford Arundell from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Sampford-Arundel (Holy Cross))
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:
- Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
- Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser
- Western Gazette
- Wells Journal
- Somerset County Gazette
The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.