Clutton, Somerset

Historical Description

Clutton, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands near Highbury Camp, 3 miles S of Pensford, with a station on the G.W.R., 121 from London, and has a post and money order office under Bristol; telegraph office, Temple Cloud. The parish comprises 1698 acres; population, 1095. There are extensive collieries. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £115 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Warwick. The church is Norman, with a modern tower, and there are Congregational, Wesleyan, and Primitive Methodist chapels. A school has £20 from endowment, and other charities. There is a workhouse in the parish.

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

Administration

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

Ancient County Somersetshire
Ecclesiastical parish Clutton St. Augustine
Hundred Chew
Poor Law union Clutton

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Church Records

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CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBS39
Post TownBristol