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Cleeve, Somerset

Historical Description

Cleeve, an ecclesiastical parish constituted in 1843, near Yatton, Somerset, 3 miles from the Yatton and Nailsea stations on the G.W.R., and 7¼ N of Axbridge. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Yatton. Population, 336. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £260. Patron, the Vicar of Yatton. 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyNorth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBS49
Post TownBristol