"WILTON, a parish in the hundred of Taunton, county Somerset, half a mile S.W. of Taunton, of which it is a suburb, containing the gaol and house of correction. There was formerly a hospital built by one of the bishops of Winchester. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £200. The church, dedicated to St. George, was formerly a chapel-of-ease to the vicarage of St. Mary Magdalene, in Taunton." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


References in the British Library:
  • A Copy of the Registers of the Baptisms, Marriages and Burials at the Church of St. George, in the parish of Wilton, adjoining Taunton, in the county of Somerset, from 1558 to 1837. Transcribed from the originals by J. H. Spencer.. pp. xiv. 343. Barnicott & Son: Taunton, 1890.


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