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"THURLOXTON, a parish in the hundred of North Petherton, county Somerset, 5½ miles N.E. of Taunton, and 5 S.W. of Bridgwater. The village is situated on the road from Taunton to Bridgwater. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £170. The church is dedicated to St. Giles. The register dates from 1538. There is a Sunday-school. Lord Portman is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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