Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Ashill

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASHILL, a village and a parish in Chard district, Somerset. The village stands near Chard canal, and near the Chard and Taunton railway, 4 miles NW of Ilminster, and 8 SSE of Taunton. It has a post office under Ilminster, and fairs on Easter-Wednesday, and on 12 Sept. or the following Wednesday. The parish comprises 1,790 acres. Real property, £3,324. Pop., 445. Houses, 92. The property is much subdivided. A spring which ebbs and flows is near the village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church is ancient, and was recently restored.

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

Ashill, 3 miles N. W. Ilminster. P. 438.

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

Parish Records

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England, Somerset, Ashill – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Ashill, 1841-1891 Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Somerset, Ashill – Church records ( 7 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Ashill, 1598-1757 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashill (Somersetshire)
Bishop’s transcripts for Ashill, 1598-1832 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashill (Somersetshire)
The Church of St. Mary, Ashill Author: Booker, John M.
England, Somerset, Ashill, parish registers, 1558-1960 Author: Somerset Record Office
Marriages at Ashill, 1558-1815 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashill (Somersetshire)
Parish registers for Ashill, 1558-1885 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashill (Somersetshire)
Vestry minutes and other church papers, 1673-1869 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashill (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Ashill – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Ashill, Somerset, England

England, Somerset, Ashill – Land and property ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Ashill, 1766-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Ashill – Occupations ( 1 )
Poor law records, 1687-1832 Author: Ashill (Somerset)

England, Somerset, Ashill – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Poor law records, 1687-1832 Author: Ashill (Somerset)

England, Somerset, Ashill – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments for Ashill, 1766-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Somersetshire)
Vestry minutes and other church papers, 1673-1869 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashill (Somersetshire)

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Prisoners in Ilchester Gaol 1821-44

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Visitation of Somerset 1623

Somerset Trade Directory 1874

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Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.4

Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.5

Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills Vol.6

Somerset Medieval Wills 1501-1530

Taunton Wills 1537-1799

Administration

  • County: Somerset
  • Civil Registration District: Chard
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Ashill
  • Diocese: Bath and Wells
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – None, Post-1844 – Crewkerne
  • Poor Law Union: Chard
  • Hundred: Abdick and Bulstone
  • Province: Canterbury

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