"STAPLE-FITZPAINE, a parish in the hundred of Abdick, county Somerset, 6½ miles S.E. of Taunton, its post town. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory with that of Bickenhall annexed, in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £600. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure with a square tower containing five bells. The parochial charities produce about £40 per annum, which go to Sir W. Portman's almshouses. Lord Portman is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
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You can see the administrative areas in which Staple Fitzpaine 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 ST264184 (Lat/Lon: 50.959886, -3.049908), Staple Fitzpaine which are provided by:
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- 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.)