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Stawell, Somerset

Historical Description

Stawell, a township and a chapelry in Moorlinch parish, Somerset, 4 miles E by N of Bridgwater station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bridgwater. Acreage of the township, 977; population, 167. The living is annexed to Moorlinch. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 
Civil parishMoorlinch 
HundredWhitley 
Poor Law unionBridgwater 

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


Church Records

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 Stawell from the following:


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictSedgemoor
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA7
Post TownBridgwater