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"LEIGHLAND, a chapelry in the parish of Old Cleeve, hundred of Williton, county Somerset, 3 miles S.W. of Watchet. It is situated near the coast of the Bristol Channel. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £40. The church is dedicated to St. Giles." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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Historical Geography

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST030360 (Lat/Lon: 51.114998, -3.387208), Leighland 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.