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North Wootton

"NORTH WOOTTON, a parish in the hundred of Glaston-Twelve-Hydes, county Somerset, 2½ miles S.E. of Wells, and 3½ S.W. of Shepton Mallet. The village is situated at the entrance of a valley watered by two small rivulets, which turn several mills, one being employed for grinding bark for a tannery. The surface is varied, and the soil a clayey loam intermixed with red marl. The tything of Worminster has recently been annexed to this parish. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £50, with an addition of £40 from the ecclesiastical Commissioners. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The register commences in 1728. There is a Sunday-school, with a small endowment. The charities produce about £5 per annum. W. Langton, Esq., is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

Cemeteries

  • St Peter, High Street, Church of England

Churches

  • St Peter, High Street, Church of England

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the North Wootton 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 North Wootton 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 ST560410 (Lat/Lon: 51.166487, -2.630703), North Wootton which are provided by:

Societies

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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