South Barrow, Somerset Family History Guide

South Barrow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1678
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sparkford
  • North Barrow
  • Babcary
  • Queen Camel

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARROW (South), a parish in Wincanton district, Somerset; adjacent to the Wilts and Somerset railway, 4 miles SW of Castle-Cary. Post Town, Castle-Cary, under Bath. Acres, 752. Real property, with North Barrow, £2,481. Pop., 140. Houses, 29. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £80. Patron, Mrs. Toogood. The church is good.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Somerset
Civil Registration District: Wincanton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean and Chapter of Wells
Diocese: Bath and Wells
Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, Post-1844 - Cary
Poor Law Union: Wincanton
Hundred: Catsash
Province: Canterbury