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Stringston, Somerset

Historical Description

Stringston, a parish in Somerset, 7 miles from Williton station on the G.W.R. Post town, Holford, under Bridgwater; money order and telegraph office, Stogursey. Acreage, 859; population, 125. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Kilve. The church is light and cheerful, having been restored in 1879.

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 
HundredCannington 
Poor Law unionWilliton 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stringston 1634-1812, 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.


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 Stringston from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Stringston are available from a number of sites:


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.

DistrictWest Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA5
Post TownBridgwater