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Burtle, Somerset

Historical Description

Burtle, a chapelry in Moorlinch parish, Somersetshire, 3½ miles SSW of Edington Road railway station, and 5½ ENE of Bridgewater, which is the post town. Population, 292. It was constituted in 1856. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £250. The church is very good.

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

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA7
Post TownBridgwater