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Ashill, a parish in the hundred of Abdick and Bulstone, county of Somerset, 3 miles (N.W.) from Ilminster, containing 378 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Prebendary of Ashill in the Cathedral Church of Wells, rated in the king's books at 6. 0. 10., and endowed with 200 private benefaction, and 200 royal bounty. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. Thomas de MULTON, lord of the manor in the reign of Edward II., obtained a charter for a market on Wednesday, and fairs on the festivals of the Virgin Mary and St. Simon and St. Jude. A chalybeate spring, to which a bath has been annexed, said to be serviceable in scorbutic complaints, rises within the parish. (Lewis, 1831)... four miles northeast of Combe St. Nicholas, and six miles southeast of Corfe.

3 Jul 1570 Ashill, Somerset, England. Married: Thomas COOME and Maud HAWKINS (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998]

See Sparsholt, Berks where a Thomas COME died in 1545 and a Maud COMBE (alias COOMBE) was buried on 23 Mar 1573 (not known if relevant).


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