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Weston Bampfylde, Somerset

Historical Description

Weston Bampfylde, a parish in Somerset, 1 mile SSE of Sparkford station on the G.W.R., and 5 miles SSW of Castle Cary. Post town, Sparkford. Acreage, 636; population, 106. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, £195 with residence. The Church of the Holy Cross is an ancient building of stone in the Gothic style, consists of a chancel, nave, S porch, and an octagonal embattled tower, and has been restored. The font is of ancient date.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishWeston-Bamfyld Holy Cross 
HundredCatsash 
Poor Law unionWincanton 

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


Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weston Bampfylde 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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA22
Post TownYeovil