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Tickenham, Somerset

Historical Description

Tickenham, a parish, with a straggling village, in Somerset, U miles NNW of Nailsea station on the G.W.R., 2½ E of Clevedon, and 9 W by S of Bristol. Post town, Bristol; money order and telegraph office, Nailsea. Acreage, 1629; population, 299. Cadbury Barrow crowns a hill, and a Roman camp is supposed to have been there. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £150 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is ancient, and contains effigies of the Berkeley family. An early 15th century manor house adjoins the church. There is a small chapel for the Brethren.

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 parishTickenham St. Quiricus and St. Julietta 
Poor Law unionBedminster 

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

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Tickenham from the following:


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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.

CountyNorth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBS21
Post TownClevedon