Aller, Somerset Genealogy
ALLER, a village and a parish in Langport district, Somerset. The village stands near the river Parret and the Durston and Yeovil railway, 2½ miles N of Langport. There is an Independent chapel.
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
- Bishop's transcripts for Aller (Church of England), 1598-1811
- Bishop's transcripts for Aller (Church of England), 1598-1835
Church Vital Records
- Includes a listing of the pews in the Aller parish church, 1749, the names of the churchwardens, 1719-1751, and the names of the overseers of the poor (Church of England), 1720-1750
- Churchwardens' accounts, 1806-1868 Assignment of pews (Church of England), 1747
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Somerset Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)