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Woolverton, Somerset

Historical Description

Woolverton, a parish in Somerset, 4 miles N of Frome station on the G.W.R. Post town, Beckington, under Bath; money order and telegraph office, Road. Acreage, with Chatley Hill, 932; population, 142. The living is a rectory, annexed to Road. The church was restored in 1889.

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 CountyHampshire 
Ecclesiastical parishWoolverton St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionFrome 

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.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Woolverton from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath