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Christon, Hampshire

Historical Description

Christon, a parish in Somerset, 2½ miles from Sandford and Banwell station on the G.W.R., and 4 NW of Axbridge, which is the post town. Acreage, 574; population, 62. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £90 with residence. The church is Early Norman, or as some suppose partly Anglo-Saxon.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.