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"CHEW STOKE, a parish in the hundred of Chew, in the county of Somerset, 8 miles from Bristol, and 1 S.W. of Chew Magna. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £305, in the patronage of the Rev. W. P. Wait. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is an ancient stone edifice. The Wesleyans have a place of worship, and there is a National school, partly endowed. A good library and reading-room was built in 1855. The charities amount to £20 per annum." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Chewstoke 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 Chewstoke 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 ST550610 (Lat/Lon: 51.346238, -2.647526), Chewstoke which are provided by:


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.

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