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"BURNETT, a parish in the hundred of Keynsham, in the county of Somerset, 6 miles to the W. of Bath. Pensford is its post town. It is situated on the river Chew, and is about 2 miles from Keynsham station, on the Great Western railway. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £125, in the patronage of the Rev. J. B. Doveton, incumbent. The church is dedicated to St. Michael, and contains a monumental brass of John Cutte (mayor of Bristol) and his lady, of the date 1575. The parish contains 608 acres." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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