"BUTCOMBE, a parish in the hundred of Hartcliffe, in the county of Somerset, 10 miles to the S. of Bristol. Wrington is its post town. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £248, in the patronage of the Rev. R. P. Hassell. The church is ancient, and is dedicated to St. Michael." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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