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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
SOMERTON
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Hundred
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10006041
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 670.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SOMERTON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 670.
SOMERTONE FORINSECUS Alternate English     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)
SOMERTON FOREIGN Modernised English     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SOMERSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 670.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALLER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
CHARLTON ADAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHARLTON MACKRELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
COMPTON DUNDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 423.
EAST LYDFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
KINGSDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
LONG SUTTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 438.
SOMERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
WEST CAMEL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
YEOVILTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 444.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Somerton Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10006041

Date accessed: 17th August 2017