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'''Somerset, or Somersetshire, is a maritime county located in the south western part of '''[[England|'''England''']]'''.'''
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*[[Somerset Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Somerset Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Somerset Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Somerset Census|Census]]  
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*[[Somerset Church Directories|Church Directories]]
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*[[Somerset Church History|Church History]]
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*[[Somerset Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Somerset Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Somerset Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Somerset Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Somerset Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
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*[[Somerset Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Somerset Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Somerset Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Somerset History|History]]
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*[[Somerset Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Somerset Languages|Languages]]
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*[[Somerset Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Somerset Merchant Marine|Merchant Marine]]
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*[[Somerset Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Somerset Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Somerset Nobility|Nobility]]
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*[[Somerset Occupations|Occupations]]
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*[[Somerset Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Somerset Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
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*[[Somerset Place Names|Place Names]]
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*[[Somerset Poor Law Unions|Poor Law Unions]]
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*[[Somerset Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Somerset Schools|Schools]]
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*[[Somerset Societies|Societies]]
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== Featured Content&nbsp;  ==
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[[Image:England-somersetshire.png|thumb|right]] '''Somerset, or Somersetshire, is a maritime county located in the south western part of '''[[England|'''England''']]'''.''' <br><br>
  
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“SOMERSET, or Somersetshire, a maritime county; bounded on the NW, by the Bristol channel; on the N, by Gloucestershire; on the E, by Wilts; on the SE, by Dorset; on the S, by Dorset and Devon; on the W, by Devon... Its greatest length is 71 miles; its greatest breadth is 40 miles... and its area is 1,047,220 acres.  
 
“SOMERSET, or Somersetshire, a maritime county; bounded on the NW, by the Bristol channel; on the N, by Gloucestershire; on the E, by Wilts; on the SE, by Dorset; on the S, by Dorset and Devon; on the W, by Devon... Its greatest length is 71 miles; its greatest breadth is 40 miles... and its area is 1,047,220 acres.  
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“Population in 1801 was 273,577; in 1821, 355,789; in 1841, 435,599; in 1861, 444,873...”  
 
“Population in 1801 was 273,577; in 1821, 355,789; in 1841, 435,599; in 1861, 444,873...”  
  
The above extract is taken from: John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales ''(1870-72). For the full version, go online to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=929750&word=NULL Vision of Britain].
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The above extract is taken from: John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales ''(1870-72). For the full version, go online to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=929750&word=NULL Vision of Britain].  
 
 
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*[[Somerset Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Somerset Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Somerset Census|Census]]
 
*[[Somerset Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Somerset Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Somerset Directories|Directories]]
 
 
 
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*[[Somerset Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Sommerset Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Sommerset History|History]]
 
*[[Sommerset Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Sommerset Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Sommerset Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
 
 
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*[[Sommerset Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Somerset Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Sommerset School Records|School Records]]
 
*[[Sommerset Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Sommerset Taxations|Taxation]]
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
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=== Parishes  ===
 
=== Parishes  ===
  
See the [[Somersetshire_Parishes|parishes]] of Somersetshire.
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See the [[Somersetshire Parishes|parishes]] of Somersetshire.  
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
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== Did You Know  ==
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Somerset, or Somersetshire, is a maritime county located in the south western part of England.

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“SOMERSET, or Somersetshire, a maritime county; bounded on the NW, by the Bristol channel; on the N, by Gloucestershire; on the E, by Wilts; on the SE, by Dorset; on the S, by Dorset and Devon; on the W, by Devon... Its greatest length is 71 miles; its greatest breadth is 40 miles... and its area is 1,047,220 acres.

“The county contains 466 parishes, parts of 2 others, and 6 extra-parochial tracts; is divided into 42 hundreds or liberties, and 6 boroughs; has 27 market-towns, 13 towns with each upwards of 2,000 inhabitants, and about 1,385 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets... and, with exclusion of Bedminster parish, constitutes the diocese of Bath and Wells. The assizes and the quarter sessions are held at Taunton, Bridgewater, and Wells...

“The places of worship, in 1851, were 553 of the Church of England, 110 of Independents, 89 of Baptists, 15 of Quakers, 8 of Unitarians, 1 of Moravians, 202 of Wesleyans, 33 of Primitive Methodists, 44 of Bible Christians, 4 of the Wesleyan Association, 26 of Wesleyan Reformers, 4 of Lady Huntingdon's Connexion, 2 of the New Church, 12 of Brethren, 9 of isolated congregations, 2 of the Catholic and Apostolic Church, 6 of Latter Day Saints, 8 of Roman Catholics, and 1 of Jews...

“Population in 1801 was 273,577; in 1821, 355,789; in 1841, 435,599; in 1861, 444,873...”

The above extract is taken from: John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). For the full version, go online to Vision of Britain.

Research Tools

Jurisdictions

Parishes

See the parishes of Somersetshire.

Websites