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Stockland Bristol

"STOCKLAND-BRISTOL, a parish in the hundred of Cannington, county Somerset, 7 miles N.W. of Bridgwater, its post town, and 6½ from Nether Stowey. The village is situated near the Bristol Channel and the river Parret. The inhabitants are wholly agricultural. The soil consists of a red clay upon a subsoil of stone. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £161. The church, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalen, is an ancient edifice, with a square tower containing four bells. The register dates from 1563. There is a church school. A new vicarage has been constructed, also a new road, and other improvements, at the expense of T. Daniel, Esq., who is lord of the manor." 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 Stockland Bristol 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 Records

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Stockland Bristol 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 ST240430 (Lat/Lon: 51.181106, -3.088733), Stockland Bristol 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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