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"WEST CAMEL, a parish in the hundred of Somerton, in the county of Somerset, 3 miles to the E. of Ilchester, its post town. It is in a flat country, on a branch of the Ivel, near the Great Western railway, and contains the hamlets of Downhead, Sterthill, and Urgashay. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £275, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There are some charities of small value." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
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