Place:Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset, England

NameCombe St. Nicholas
Alt namesCombe-St. Nicholassource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates50.897°N 2.995°W
Located inSomerset, England
See alsoChard (rural), Somerset, Englandrural district in which Combe St. Nicholas situated 1894-1974
South Somerset, Somerset, Englandnon-metropolitan district in existence since 1974 which includes Combe St. Nicholas
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Combe St. Nicholas is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 2 miles (3.2 km) north west of Chard and 10 miles (16 km) from Taunton in the South Somerset District. The parish, which includes the hamlets of Wadeford and Scrapton, had a population of 1,336 in 2001 (latest available census).

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Combe St Nicholas.

Research Tips

  • The Somerset Heritage Centre (incorporating what was formerly the Somerset Record Office and the Somerset Local Studies Library) can be found at its new location at Langford Mead in Taunton. It has an online search facility leading to pages of interest, including maps from the First and Second Ordnance Survey (select "Maps and Postcards" from the list at the left, then enter the parish in the search box).
    The Heritage Centre has an email address:
  • Three maps on the A Vision of Britain through Time website illustrate the changes in political boundaries over the period 1830-1945. All have expanding scales and on the second and third this facility is sufficient that individual parishes can be inspected.
  • Somerset Hundreds as drawn in 1832. This map was prepared before The Great Reform Act of that year. Note the polling places and representation of the various parts of the county.
  • Somerset in 1900, an Ordnance Survey map showing rural districts, the boundaries of the larger towns, the smaller civil parishes of the time, and some hamlets and villages in each parish
  • Somerset in 1943, an Ordnance Survey map showing the rural districts after the changes to their structure in the 1930s
source: Family History Library Catalog

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