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St Michaelchurch

"ST. MICHAEL CHURCH, a parish in the hundred of North Petherton, county Somerset, 5 miles S. of Bridgwater, its post town, and 7 N.E. of Taunton. The parish, which is inconsiderable, comprising only 50 acres, is situated near the Exeter railway, and on the Taunton canal. It is wholly agricultural. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £80. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a small structure, with a low square tower. The interior of the church has monuments to the Slade family of Maunsel House. Sir F. W. Slade is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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