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'''Guide to Bathampton, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Parish History  ==
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| image = St Nicholas Church at Bathampton Somerset.jpg
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| caption = St Nicholas Church at Bathampton Somerset
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Somerset
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| Hundred = Hampton and Claverton
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Bath/ Bath]
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| Registration District = Bath
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| PRbegin = 1754
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| BTbegin = 1599
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Bath and Wells
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| Rural Deanery = Bath
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Bath and Wells (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archive = [[Somerset Archives and Local Studies]]
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BATHAMPTON (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Bath, hundred or liberty of Hampton and Claverton, though locally in the hundred of BathForum, E. division of Somerset, 1¾ mile (N. E. by E.) from Bath; containing 355 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, consolidated with that of BathFord, and valued in the king's books at £7. 17. 1.; impropriator of Bathampton, Robert Fisher, Esq. The great tithes have been commuted for £120, and the vicarial for £130.From: 'Basingstoke - Battersby', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 168-177. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50784 Date accessed: 10 March 2011.<br>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
== Resources  ==
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BATHAMPTON (St. Nicholas), a '''parish''', in the union of Bath, hundred or liberty of Hampton and Claverton, though locally in the hundred of BathForum, E. division of Somerset, 1¾ mile (N. E. by E.) from Bath.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50784#s16 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 12 September 2013.</ref>
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ 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.
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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  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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Church records are the main source for identifying people prior to 1837 when civil registration began. It is also a main source after 1837 in conjunction with civil registration. The Church of England was formed in 1536, after King Henry VIII severed all ties to the church in Rome. Each local parish was responsible to register all marriages, baptisms and burials starting in 1538 <ref> [[England Church Records|England Church Records]] </ref> .
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/som/frontpage.shtml 'Somerset Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 19 February 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''MARR''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140324190856/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages 'Somerset Marriages'], ''findmypast (WayBack Machine),'' accessed 30 April 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 17 October 2013.</ref>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''BATHAMPTON PARISH Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1600-1912''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1599-1840''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1579-1909''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MARR'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1599-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1765-1886''']
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===== Church records on microfilm  =====
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'''Bishops Transcripts '''
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*{{FHL|632643|item|disp=Bishop's transcripts for Bathampton (Church of England), 1599-1831}}
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'''Parish Register '''
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*{{FHL|654530|item|disp=Parish registers of Bathampton (Church of England), 1754-1965}}
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'''Church Wardens Records '''
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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*{{FHL|476847|item|disp=Churchwardens accounts and letter book(Church of England), 1762-1868}}
  
 
==== Somerset Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Somerset Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
 
Contributor include here any information about the transcripts for the parish and links to the Online Parish Clerk material.
 
Contributor include here any information about the transcripts for the parish and links to the Online Parish Clerk material.
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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*'''1524''' - Bathampton Lay Subsidy, E 179/169/143<ref>E 179 Database, The National Archives, http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/, accessed 8 August 2013.</ref>. Copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL British Film 2228722}}.
  
==== Poor Law Unions ====
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{{British Census|474598}}
  
[[Bath Poor Law Union, Somerset]]
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 placed the responsibility for the care of the poor in [[England and Wales]], from 1834 onward, on Poor Law Unions<ref> [[England_and_Wales_Poor_Law_Records_1834-1948|England and Wales Poor Law]] </ref>. The Poor Law Unions and their workhouses took over this responsibility from the Church of England parishes. Prior to 1834 a few parishes or collections of parishes had established a few workhouses to help relieve the poor and provide indoor relief in the form of food, clothes and shelter.
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*{{FHL|476855|item|disp=Poor law records, 1784-1837}}
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*[[Bath Poor Law Union, Somerset]]
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Somerset Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Somerset Probate Records|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.  
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==== Tax Records  ====
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In 1692 the British government instituted another innovative scheme to increase revenue which came to be known as the land tax<ref>[[Land_Tax_Assessment_Records|Land Tax Assessment Records]] </ref> .
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*{{FHL|457728|item|disp=Land tax assessments for Bathampton, 1766-1832}}
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/Bathampton/index.html
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}}
  
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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{{Somerset}}
  
[[Category:Somerset]]
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[[Category:Somerset Parishes]]

Revision as of 19:58, 14 April 2020


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

Bathampton, Somerset
St Nicholas Church at Bathampton Somerset.jpg
St Nicholas Church at Bathampton Somerset
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hampton and Claverton
County Somerset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bath
Registration District Bath
Records begin
Parish registers: 1754
Bishop's Transcripts: 1599
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]

BATHAMPTON (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Bath, hundred or liberty of Hampton and Claverton, though locally in the hundred of BathForum, E. division of Somerset, 1¾ mile (N. E. by E.) from Bath.[1]

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]

Church records are the main source for identifying people prior to 1837 when civil registration began. It is also a main source after 1837 in conjunction with civil registration. The Church of England was formed in 1536, after King Henry VIII severed all ties to the church in Rome. Each local parish was responsible to register all marriages, baptisms and burials starting in 1538 [2] .

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[3]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
BATHAMPTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1600-1912
1599-1840
1579-1909
MARR
1599-1837

NBI

1765-1886
Church records on microfilm[edit | edit source]

Bishops Transcripts

Parish Register

Church Wardens Records

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]

The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 placed the responsibility for the care of the poor in England and Wales, from 1834 onward, on Poor Law Unions[7]. The Poor Law Unions and their workhouses took over this responsibility from the Church of England parishes. Prior to 1834 a few parishes or collections of parishes had established a few workhouses to help relieve the poor and provide indoor relief in the form of food, clothes and shelter.

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.

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

In 1692 the British government instituted another innovative scheme to increase revenue which came to be known as the land tax[8] .

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/Bathampton/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 12 September 2013.
  2. England Church Records
  3. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 19 February 2014.
  4. 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 30 April 2014.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  6. E 179 Database, The National Archives, http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/, accessed 8 August 2013.
  7. England and Wales Poor Law
  8. Land Tax Assessment Records