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Stocklinch Magdalene, Somerset

Historical Description

Stocklinch Magdalen, an ecclesiastical parish, united with Stocklinch Ottersay, in Somerset, 2½ miles NE by N of Ilminster station on the G.W.R. Post town, Ilminster. The living is a rectory, annexed to Stocklinch Ottersay, in the diocese of Bath and Wells.

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 parishStocklinch Magdalene St. Mary Magdalene 
HundredAbdick and Bulstone 
Poor Law unionChard 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stocklinch Magdalen 1712-1776, 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 Stocklinch Magdalene 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.