Ashbrittle is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset.

Other places in the parish include: Greenham.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Ashbrittle

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASHBRITTLE, a parish in Wellington district, Somerset; on the verge of the county, and on the river Tone, near the Western canal, 3¼ miles from the Bristol and Exeter railway, 6 miles W by S of Wellington. It includes the tything of Greenham; and its Post Town is Wellington, Somerset. Acres, 2,489. Real property, £3,715. Pop., 525. Houses, 100. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £450. Patron, J. Quicke, Esq. The church is mainly old, partly new. There are a chapel of ease, built in 1860, and a national school.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Ashbrittle, 5 miles S. W. Milverton. P. 540.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parish Records

Ashbrittle, St. John the Baptist, 1601-1837

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

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