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"CHILLINGTON, a parish in the hundred of South Petherton, in the county of Somerset, 3 miles from Ilminster, and 5 E. of Chard. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £60, in the patronage of Earl Powlett. The church, dedicated to St. James, is an ancient stone edifice. Here are National schools for both sexes. The lord of the manor is J. B. Notley, Esq." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


  • St James, Lambert Lane, Church of England


  • St James, Lambert Lane, Church of England

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Chillington 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

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Chillington has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST380110 (Lat/Lon: 50.895077, -2.882977), Chillington which are provided by:


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.

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