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', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 269-272. URL: Date accessed: 13 March 2011.

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Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

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

Resources[edit | edit source]

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[1]


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FREG 1836-1912


References[edit | edit source]

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