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Coombe Bisset

"COOMBE BISSETT, a parish in the hundred of Cawden, in the county of Wilts, 3 miles S.W. of Salisbury. It is situated on the banks of the Avon. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury, value with the curacy of West Harnham annexed, £220, in the patronage of the Prebend of Coombe and West Harnham. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. There is a National school."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


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  • Population was 358 in 1831, 425 in 1951.



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