Aisholt Somerset Family History Guide

Aisholt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset. 

Alternative names: Asholt

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1652
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • West Bagborough
  • Over Stowey
  • Bishop's Lydeard
  • Spaxton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AISHOLT, or Asholt, a parish in Bridgewater district, Somerset; 4½ miles E of Crowcombe-Heathfield r. station, and 7½ W by S of Bridgewater. It has a post office under Bridgewater. Acres, 1,252. Real property, £2,643. Pop., 181. Houses, 41. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £280. Patron, Rev. Josh. West. The church is good. Charities, £5.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Somerset
Civil Registration District: Bridgwater
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Taunton
Diocese: Bath and Wells
Rural Deanery: Bridgwater
Poor Law Union: Bridgwater
Hundred: Cannington
Province: Canterbury