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Kenn

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"KENN, a parish in the hundred of Winterstoke, county Somerset, 14 miles S.W. of Bristol, its post town, 2½ from Clevedon, and 2 W. of Yatton station on the Bristol and Exeter line. The village is small and situated in marshy ground. It formerly belonged to the Kenns, of whom was the nonjuring bishop, composer of the "Morning Hymn;" he was one of the seven prelates sent to the Tower by James II. The soil is loamy with subsoil clay. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £90. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, in the patronage of the Vicar of Yatton. The church is a stone structure partially rebuilt in 1861. In the interior are several ancient monuments, among which is that of Christopher Kenn. The register dates from 1543. There is a National school." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
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Churches

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Church History

  • The parishes of Yatton, Kenn, Kingston Seymour, Cleeve and Claverham are now a part of the Yatton Moor Team Ministry. The team Rector is based in Yatton.

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Historical Geography

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Societies

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