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"CAMERTON, a parish in the hundred of Wellow, in the county of Somerset, 6 miles to the S.W. of Bath, its post town. The Radford canal crosses the parish. Coal is found here. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £481, in the patronage of J. Jarrett, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is partly covered with ivy, and stands in a churchyard very prettily laid out and planted. The Wesleyans and Baptists have chapels in the village. Camerton Park is the seat of the Jarrett family." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


References in the British Library:
  • Excavations at Camerton, Somerset. A record of thirty years' excavation covering the period from neolithic to saxon times, 1926-56, etc.. pp. xvii. 284. pl. XXIII. Camerton Excavation Club: [Bath,] 1958.



You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Camerton area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Camerton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST680570 (Lat/Lon: 51.311154, -2.460516), Camerton which are provided by:


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