Stanton Prior, Somerset

Historical Description

Stanton Prior, a parish in Somerset, at Stantonbury Hill, 6 miles from Bath station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bristol; money order office, Marksbury; telegraph office, Timsbury, Acreage, 832; population, 95. The manor belonged anciently to Bath priory. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £160 with residence. The church is old but has been tastefully restored. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 Stanton-Prior St. Lawrence
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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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath