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The OPC for Shepton Mallet is : su james

Places of worship:

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

St Peter & St Paul

Catholic Church

Cowl Street Presbyterian

Ebenezer Wesleyan

Hephzibah Independent

Paul Street Independent

West Street Independent

Census returns:

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

5 People born in this parish but residing elsewhere in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

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

2 People born in this parish but residing elsewhere in the OPC Database for the 1891 census.

Links to parish histories, bibliographies etc:

Maps:

An 1861 Ordnance survey map of Shepton Mallet 

Parish Histories:

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

Record Offices:

Summary of SRO holdings for Shepton Mallet 

Genealogical Societies:

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society 

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.:

Poor Law Union The Shepton Mallet Poor Law Union formally came into being on .

FreeReg:

Somerset FreeReg status for Shepton Mallet 

Wills:

The OPC database contains 3 wills of people who lived in this parish.

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