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"SALTFORD, a parish in the hundred of Keynsham, county Somerset, 2 miles of Keynsham, and 5 N.W. of Bath, its post town. It is a station on the Great Western railway. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the river Avon, which bounds the parish on the E. and N. The soil is of various qualities, resting upon a substratum of blue lias. A portion of the inhabitants are engaged in the extensive brass works situated on the river bank. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £185, and the glebe comprises 13 acres. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £200. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is an ancient stone edifice, with a tower containing one bell. There is a parochial school for both sexes, also a Sunday-school. Saltford House is the principal residence." 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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