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Ruishton

"RUISHTON, a parish in the hundred of Taunton, county Somerset, 2½ miles E. of Taunton, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the navigable river Tone, and is separated from the hamlet of Henlade by the London road. The parish is traversed on its N. side by the Bristol and Exeter railway, and includes the hamlet of Henlade. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The surface is elevated towards the S., but in the lower parts is flat and marshy. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £74. The church, dedicated to St. George, is situated close to the river, and is an ancient edifice with a square embattled tower of three stages, crowned with crocketed pinnacles, and containing three bells. The parochial charities produce about £54 per annum. Henlade House and Woodlands are the principal residences." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

Cemeteries

Churches

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

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Ruishton 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 ST260240 (Lat/Lon: 51.010544, -3.056224), Ruishton 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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