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Help and advice for SHIREHAMPTON, Gloucestershire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

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SHIREHAMPTON, Gloucestershire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"SHIREHAMPTON, a tything and chapelry in the parish of Westbury-upon-Trym, lower division of Henbury hundred, county Gloucester, 5 miles N.W. of Bristol, its post town. The village is situated at the mouth of the river Avon. Off the coast are King-Road and Hung-Road, two anchorages for ships. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £731. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. There are numerous small charities. The Wesleyans have a chapel, and there is a National school. Omnibuses run to Bristol."

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