Yarlington Somerset Family History Guide

Yarlington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset. 

Other places in the parish include: Lower Woolston. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1655
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bratton St Maur
  • North Cadbury
  • Pitcombe
  • Maperton
  • Blackford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

YARLINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Wincanton district, Somerset; 3 miles SSE of Castle-Cary r. station. It has a post-office under Bath, and a fair on 26 Aug. Acres, 1,207. Real property, £2,625. Pop., 246. Houses, 54. The manor belongs to T. E. Rogers, Esq. Remains of an ancient camp are on a hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £252. Patron, the Rev. R. G. Rogers. The church is early English.

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


County: Somerset
Civil Registration District: Wincanton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells
Diocese: Bath and Wells
Rural Deanery: Cary
Poor Law Union: Wincanton
Hundred: Bruton
Province: Canterbury