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Sampford Arundell, Somerset

Historical Description

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.

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 parishSampford-Arundel Holy Cross 
Poor Law unionWellington 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Sampford Arundel 1698-1812, 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 Sampford Arundell from the following:

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.