Burnett, Somerset

Historical Description

Burnett, a parish in Somersetshire, on the river Chew, 2 ½ miles from Keynsham station on the G.W.R. Post town, Pensford. Acreage, 619; population, 68. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells ; net value, £122. Patrons, trustees. The church has a brass of 1575, and in 1886 was thoroughly restored.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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Old maps of Burnett are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

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