Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HAMBRIDGE

HAMBRIDGE, a tything in Curry-Rivell parish, and a chapelry in Curry-Rivell, Barrington, Earnshill, IsleBrewers, Nidon, and West Moor parishes, Somerset. The tything lies near the river Isle, 4½ miles NW of South Petherton, and 5 miles SW of Langport r. station; and has a post office under Taunton. The chapelry was constituted in 1854. Pop., 556. Houses, 117. Pop. of the Curry Rivell portion, 417. Houses, 86. The manor belongs to R. T. Combe, Esq., of Earnshill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £100.* Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church is in the early English style, and has a tower. There is a chapel for Bible Christians.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a tything"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Somerset AncC
Place: Hambridge

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