Upton Noble Somerset Family History Guide

Upton Noble is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Somerset, created in 1734 from chapelry in Batcombe Ancient Parish. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1677
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1754

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wanstrow
  • South Brewham with North Brewham
  • Batcombe
  • Witham Friary

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UPTON-NOBLE, a parish in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset; 1¾ mile SW of Witham r. station, and 3½ NNE of Bruton. Post town, Bruton, under Bath. Acres, 677. Real property, £1,170. Pop., 217. Houses, 54. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Batcombe. The church is ancient Charities, £8.

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


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: Cary
Poor Law Union: Shepton Mallet
Hundred: Bruton
Province: Canterbury