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Bishops Hull

"BISHOP'S HULL, a parish in the hundred of Taunton, in the county of Somerset, 1½ mile W. of Taunton, its post town. The village is considerable and lies on the banks of the river Tone, not far from the British and Exeter railway. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £222, in the patronage of the Rev. H. W. Rawlin. The church is dedicated to SS. Peter and Paul. The charitable endowments amount to about £50 a year." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


Church Records

  • Roy Parkhouse has provided a transcript of Marriages 1562-1812 from the Bishops Hull parish registers.

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