Jump to navigation
If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.
We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.
"WESTON-ZOYLAND, a parish in the hundred of Whitley, county Somerset, 4 miles S.E. of Bridgwater. The village is situated on the navigable river Langport. The population has recently been decreasing, having been 1,007 in 1851, and 893 in 1861. The battle of Sedgmoor was fought on the confines of this and the adjoining parish of Chedzoy. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £375, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The register dates from 1558. The Wesleyans and Free Methodists have each a chapel. There are National and Sunday schools. C. N. Welman, Esq., is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Weston Zoyland area or see them printed on a map.
Ask for a calculation of the distance from Weston Zoyland to another place.
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.