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"GODNEY, a hamlet in the parish of Meare, hundred of Glaston- Twelve- Hides, county Somerset, 5 miles N.W. of Glastonbury, its post town. It is situated on the river Brue. The manor, which consists of above 3,000 acres, was part of the demesne of Glastonbury Abbey. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £55. The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was erected in 1838 upon the site of a more ancient edifice." 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 Godney 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 Godney 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 ST480420 (Lat/Lon: 51.174805, -2.745258), Godney 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.