Frome Poor Law Union, Somerset Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

The poor law union of Frome comprises 29 parishes or places, and contains 25,644 inhabitants. John Foster, author of the Essays, resided for some time here.

From: 'Froggatt - Fulbrook', Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 269-272. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50974 Date accessed: 13 March 2011.

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Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Babington, Somerset Genealogy Beckington with Standerwick, Somerset Genealogy Berkley, Somerset Genealogy Buckland Dinham, Somerset Genealogy Chantry, Somerset Genealogy Cloford, Somerset Genealogy Coleford, Somerset Genealogy Elm, Somerset Genealogy Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset Genealogy Foxcote, Somerset Genealogy Frome St John the Baptist, Somerset Genealogy Frome Christ Church, Somerset Genealogy Frome Holy Trinity, Somerset Genealogy Heminton with Hardington, Somerset Genealogy Kilmersdon, Somerset Genealogy Laverton, Somerset Genealogy Leigh-upon-Mendip, Somerset Genealogy Lullington, Somerset Genealogy Marston Bigot, Somerset Genealogy Mells, Somerset Genealogy Norton St Philip, Somerset Genealogy Nunney, Somerset Genealogy Orchardleigh, Somerset Genealogy Rodden, Somerset Genealogy Rode, Somerset Genealogy Selwood, Somerset Genealogy Tellisford, Somerset Genealogy Wanstrow, Somerset Genealogy Whatley, Somerset Genealogy Witham Friary, Somerset Genealogy Woolverton, Somerset Genealogy Writhlington, Somerset Genealogy

Resources[edit | edit source]

Frome Workhouse registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[1]
FROME WORKHOUSE Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FREG 1836-1912

1836-1866

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.