Raddington Somerset Family History Guide

Raddington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1814
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bampton
  • Clayhanger
  • Chipstable
  • Upton
  • Huish Champflower

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RADDINGTON, a parish in Wellington district, Somerset; adjacent to Devon, 4¼ miles W by S of Wiveliscombe, and 7½ WNW of Wellington r. station. Post-town, Wiveliscombe, under Wellington, Somerset. Acres, 1,505. Real property, £1,315. Pop., 121. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £180. Patron, J. Hayne, Esq. The church is early English, and was restored in 1845 and 1852.

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


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: Dunster
Poor Law Union: Wellington
Hundred: Williton and Freemanors
Province: Canterbury