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Compton Dando

"COMPTON DANDO, a parish in the hundred of Keynsham, in the county of Somerset, 7 miles from Bristol, its post town, 8 from Bath, and 3 from the Keynsham railway station. It is situated on the river Chew, and contains the townships of Tucking-Mills and Woolard. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £180, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a small edifice in the Gothic style, with square tower. The Wesleyans have a place of worship, and there is a National school. The charities produce about £75 per annum, being the rent of the church lands. There are traces in the parish of the Wandsdyke." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

Bibliography

References in the British Library:
  • The Church Estate or Manor of the Parish Church, Compton Dando, Somerset.. pp. 47. Burleigh Press: Bristol, [1951.]

Cemeteries

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Compton Dando 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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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Compton Dando 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 ST640640 (Lat/Lon: 51.373855, -2.518613), Compton Dando which are provided by:

Societies

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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