Ashington Somerset Family History Guide
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Vincent
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1558
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598
Parishes adjacent to Ashington
- Chilton Cantelo
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ASHINGTON, a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; on the river Yeo, and on the Durston and Yeovil railway, 3½ miles N of Yeovil. Post Town, Ilchester under Taunton. Acres, 554. Real property, with Draycott, £1,957. Pop., 57. Houses, 10. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £162. Patron, not reported. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Ashington, 23 m. S.E. Ilchester. P. 71.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
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Civil Registration District: Yeovil
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells
Diocese: Bath and Wells
Rural Deanery: Merston
Poor Law Union: Yeovil