Maiden Bradley, Somerset Genealogy
Guide to Maiden Bradley, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Maiden Bradley, Somerset|
|Hundred||Mere; Norton Ferris|
|Poor Law Union||Mere|
|Parish registers: 1662|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1608-1609; 1623|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury|
|Location of Archive|
|Somerset Record Office|
MAIDEN-BRADLEY, a village and a parish in the district of Mere. The village and most of the parish is in Wilts, the rest of the parish in Somerset. The village stands 4¼ miles N of Mere, and 5 ESE of Witham railway station. The parish includes, as its Somerset portion, the hamlet of Yarnfield.
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.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474201.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 23 September 2013.