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Kingston Seymour

"KINGSTON SEYMOUR, a parish in the hundred of Chewton, county Somerset, 8 miles N.W. of Axbridge, 2½ W. of Yatton, and 15 from Bristol, its post town. The village, which is small, is situated on the river Yeo, near the Bristol Channel. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The land is in pasture, and has been frequently inundated by the sea. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £305. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient structure with a tower crowned by a small spire, and containing five bells. Over the altar is a painting of the Transfiguration, by Smirke. The parochial charities produce £1 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 Kingston Seymour 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.

Church History

  • The parishes of Yatton, Kenn, Kingston Seymour, Cleeve and Claverham are now a part of the Yatton Moor Team Ministry. The team Rector is based in Yatton.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Kingston Seymour 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 ST400660 (Lat/Lon: 51.389804, -2.863722), Kingston Seymour 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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