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"BIDDISHAM, a parish in the hundred of Bempstone, in the county of Somerset, 3 miles to the W. of Axbridge. Weston-super-Mare is its post town. It is situated on the south side of the Mendip hills, near the Bristol and Taunton canal. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, of the value of £152, in the patronage of the bishop." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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