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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

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