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Hemington (St. Mary)

HEMINGTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Frome, hundred of Kilmersdon, E. division of Somerset, 5¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Frome; containing 483 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, with that of Hardington united, valued in the king's books at £13. 14. 7.; net income, £641; patron, Lord Poltimore. Here is a school with a small endowment.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.