We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Wanstrow

"WANSTROW, a parish in the hundred of Frome, county Somerset, 6 miles S.W. of Frome, its post town, and a quarter of a mile from the Wanstrow railway station. The village is situated on the high road from Bruton to Frome. The parish includes the hamlet of Weston. The soil is clayey, with a subsoil of clay. There is a small extent of common. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £325. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a National school for both sexes, at which a Sunday-school is held, and the Wesleyans have a chapel. Mrs. C. S. Clarke is lady of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Wanstrow area or see them printed on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Wanstrow which are provided by:

Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Wanstrow to another place.

Historical Geography

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

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.