Place:Publow, Somerset, England

Coordinates51.379°N 2.542°W
Located inSomerset, England
See alsoClutton (rural), Somerset, Englandrural district in which Publow situated 1889-1974
Wansdyke, Avon, Englanddistrict in which Publow located 1974-1996
Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset, Englandunitary authority which took over from Avon on its abolition in 1996

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Publow is a small village in the civil parish of Publow with Pensford in Bath and North East Somerset, England. It lies beside the River Chew in the Chew Valley. It is 7 miles from Bristol, 9 miles from Bath, and 4 miles from Keynsham.

Until 2000 Publow was also the name of the civil parish now known as Publow with Pensford.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Publow., especially the section entitled "History"

Research Tips

  • The Publow GENUKI page gives dates of availability of parish records (births, marriages and deaths) and Poor Law Unions.
  • 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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