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Wick and Abson

Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Wick & Abson, and other parishes in Diocese of Bristol may be found at the Bristol Record Office.

 

Cemeteries

  • Inscriptions, and Notes on the War Memorial, recorded by George H. Hall.

 

Churches

  • St James, Wick & Abson, Church of England

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Wick and Abson area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Wick and Abson which are provided by:

Gazetteers

 

Historical Geography

  • "Abson, St. James... served as church of Wick and Abson until formation of ecclesiastical parish of Wick, 1880."
    "Wick, St. Bartholomew... ecclesiastical parish formed from Abson, q.v. 1880."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)

 

You can see the administrative areas in which Wick and Abson has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST700730 (Lat/Lon: 51.455129, -2.433178), Wick and Abson which are provided by: