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The OPC for Henstridge is : Roger Shirley

Places of worship:

Church details, together with baptism, marriage, monumental inscription & burial records can be accessed by clicking on the church name.

St Nicholas

Census returns:

1832 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

47 People born in this parish but residing elsewhere in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

Links to parish histories, bibliographies etc:


An 1861 Ordnance survey map of Henstridge 

Parish Histories:

A vision of Henstridge A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions

Record Offices:

Summary of SRO holdings for Henstridge 

Genealogical Societies:

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society 

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.:

Poor Law Union The Wincanton Poor Law Union formally came into being on 30th December 1835.


Somerset FreeReg status for Henstridge 


The OPC database contains 4 wills of people who lived in this parish.

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