Burnett, Somerset

Historical Description

Burnett, a parish in Somersetshire, on the river Chew, 2½ 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 & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Somersetshire
Ecclesiastical parish Burnett St. Michael
Hundred Keynsham
Poor Law union Keynsham

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBS31
Post TownBristol
Compton Dando