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Trull, Somerset

Historical Description

Trull, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, 2 miles SSW of Taunton station on the G.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Taunton. Acreage, 2281; population, 866. There is a parish council consisting of six members. Claremont, King's Gatchall, Chillis Wood, and Dipford are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £130. The church is ancient, and contains some very ancient stained glass as well as a beautiful carved oak rood screen and pulpit. There is a large proprietary boy's school in the parish called the Queen's College connected with the Wesleyans.

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 parishTrull All Saints 
HundredTaunton and Taunton-Dean 
Poor Law unionTaunton 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Trull 1671-1744, 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 Trull from the following:


Online maps of Trull 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.

DistrictTaunton Deane
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA3
Post TownTaunton