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"WALCOT, a parish partly within the city of Bath, and partly in the hundred of Bath-Forum, county Somerset, 2 miles from Bath Easton, and 6 from Marshfield. This parish includes that part of the city of Bath lying on the N.N.E. and N.W. sides of the parish of St. Michael. It is situated on the Great Western railway, under Sion, Lansdown, and Beacon hills. The living is a rectory, with St. Margaret's chapel, and the curacy of St. Stephen's, Lansdown Hill, annexed, in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £600. The church is dedicated to St. Swithin. In addition to the parish church are the district churches of Christchurch, Portland Chapel, and All Saints' Chapel, The parochial charities produce about £8 per annum." 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 Walcot 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.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Walcot 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 ST750650 (Lat/Lon: 51.383440, -2.360652), Walcot 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.