Combe Down, Somerset Genealogy

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Guide to Combe Down, Somerset family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Combe Down, Somerset
Combe Down Holy Trinity Somerset.jpg
Combe Down Holy Trinity Somerset
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bath-Forum
County Somerset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bath
Registration District Bath
Records begin
Parish registers: 1839
Bishop's Transcripts: 1854
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bath
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Bath and Wells (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

COMBE-DOWN, a chapelry in Combe-Monckton parish, Somerset; near the Great Western railway and the river Avon, 2 miles S of Bath.[1]

Additional information:

Combe Down Holy Trinity is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Somerset, created in 1839 from Monkton Combe, Somerset Genealogy Ancient Parish.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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.

Bath Civil Registration District has a complete index of civil registration from 1837-2007 online through the volunteer effort of Bath BMD,England Marriage registrations post 2007 are added as index become available. There are detailed content tables available.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Combe Down, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
COMBE DOWN PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FREG 1854, 1877-1879



Somerset Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

Contributor include here any information about the transcripts for the parish and links to the Online Parish Clerk material.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Bath Poor Law Union, Somerset Genealogy

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/CombeDown/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson,Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed and adapted: 27 June 2013.
  2. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.