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Selwood is a chapelry of Frome St John the Baptist Ancient Parish in Somerset.

Alternative names: Frome Selwood

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1873

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Selwood

  • Hill Deverill
  • Norton Bavant
  • Marston Bigot
  • Maiden Bradley
  • Horningsham
  • Frome Christ Church
  • Rodden
  • Warminster Christ Church
  • Corsley


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Backhouse John, jun., Frome Selwood, Somerset, dyer, Feb. 18, 1823.

Baron James, Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, inn-holder, Feb. 1, 1833.

Barter William, Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, common brewer, Jan. 28, 1826.

Bishop Charles, Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, victualler, Sept. 1, 1826.

Bull Samuel Allen, Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, dyer, June 11, 1839.

Burfitt John, Frome Selwood, Somersetshire, clothier, March 31, 1829.


  • 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: Frome
  • Province: Canterbury