"ASHBRITTLE, a parish in the hundred of Milverton, in the county of Somerset, 6 miles to the W. of Wellington. It is situated near the Western canal, and contains the tything of Greenham. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £450 in the patronage of J. Quicke, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. A fair is held on the 25th February." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
- Details of Somerset Heritage Centre holdings relating to this parish.
- David Cheek has transcribed some Bishop's Transcripts from Ashbrittle Parish Church (1601-1837).
- The section of The National Gazetteer (1868) relating to this parish - transcribed by Colin Hinson.
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You can see the administrative areas in which Ashbrittle has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- The Ordnance Survey 1:10560 County Series 1st edition (c.1884-1887) map of the area provided by Somerset Heritage Centre.
- The Ordnance Survey 1:10560 County Series 2nd edition (c.1900) map of the area provided by Somerset Heritage Centre.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST061215 (Lat/Lon: 50.984797, -3.3395), Ashbrittle which are provided by:
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- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)