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Weston in Gordano

"WESTON-IN-GORDANO, a parish in the hundred of Portbury, county Somerset, 9 miles N.W. of Bristol, and 3 from Clevedon railway station. It is situated near the coast of the Bristol Channel, and forms with Walton one village. The soil is loamy, on a subsoil of limestone. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £160. The church, dedicated to St. Paul, contains a monument to R. Perceval. The register dates from 1684. There are National and Sunday schools. The local charities, including Goodyer's school endowment, produce £80 per annum. The ancient courthouse, for many generations the seat of the Perceval family, who were lords of the manor, is now in ruins. Sir W. Miles, Bart., M.P., is lord of the manor and chief landowner." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



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