Babington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset.
Parish church: St. Margaret
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1725
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BABINGTON, a parish in Frome district, Somerset; 5 miles WNW of Frome r. station. Post town, Mells under Frome. Acres, 607. Real property, £1,448. Pop., 129. Houses, 25. The property is divided among a few. Babington House is the seat of W. F. Knatchbull. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £170. Patron, the Rev. T. R. Jolliffe. The church is good; and there are an endowed school with £15, and other charities with £10.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
BABINGTON (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Frome, hundred of Kilmersdon, E. division of Somerset, 5½ miles (W. N. W.) from Frome; containing 163 inhabitants. It comprises 800 acres; and contains abundance of limestone, and some coal, of which a mine is in full operation. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £10, and in the gift of Col. Jolliffe: the tithes have been commuted for £116, and the glebe consists of about 7 acres. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; also a school endowed with £20 per annum, bequeathed in 1758 by Elizabeth Long.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Somerset Archives & Family History Groups
- County: Somerset
- Civil Registration District: Frome
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells
- Diocese: Bath and Wells
- Rural Deanery: Frome
- Poor Law Union: Frome
- Hundred: Kilmersdon
- Province: Canterbury