Ashwick is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Somerset, created in 1826 from chapelry in Kilmersdon Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Oakhill.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1701
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1595

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Presbyterian, Protestant Dissenters, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Ashwick

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASHWICK, a parish in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset; on the Fosseway, near Masbury camp, 3¾ miles NNE of Shepton-Mallet r. station. It includes part of the hamlet of Oakhill, which has a post office under Bath. Acres, 1,525. Real property, £4,179. Pop., 778. Houses, 201. The property is divided among ten. Ashwick Grove is the seat of the Stracheys. Coal is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £113. Patron, the Vicar of Kilmersdon. The church is good; and there are three dis senting chapels, and charities £13.

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

Ashwick, 4 miles N.N.E. Shepton-Mallet. P. 945.

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

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

England, Somerset, Ashwick – Church records ( 7 )
Births, baptisms and burials, 1761-1837 Author: Presbyterian Church (Ashwick, Somerset)
Bishop’s transcripts for Ashwick, 1595-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashwick (Somersetshire)
Bishop’s transcripts for Ashwick, 1595-1873 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashwick (Somersetshire)
Churchwardens’ accounts, 1724-1825 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashwick (Somersetshire)
England, Somerset, Shepton Mallet, Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Church records, 1838-1907 Author: Wesleyan Church. Shepton Mallet Circuit (Gloucestershire); Bristol Record Office (Gloucestershire)
Parish registers for Ashwick, 1701-1900 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ashwick (Somersetshire)
Parish registers for Oakhill, 1866-1901 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Oakhill (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Ashwick – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Ashwick, Somerset, England
Parish register printouts of Ashwick, Somerset, England (Presbyterian) ; christenings, 1761-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

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

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

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Administration

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

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