Ash Somerset Family History Guide

Ash is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Somerset, created in 1845 from chapelry in Martock Ancient Parish. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Long Sutton
  • Tintinhull
  • Somerton
  • Martock
  • Long Load

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASH, a hamlet and a chapelry in Martock parish, Somerset. The hamlet stands near the Durston and Yeovil railway, 3 miles Sw of Ilchester. Pop., 322. The chapelry includes the hamlet, and was constituted in 1845. Post Town, Martock under Ilminster. Pop., 580. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £62. Patron, the Vicar of Martock.

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


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