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Corston, Somerset

Historical Description

Corston, a parish in Somerset, on the G.W.R., adjacent to the river Avon, about 1 mile SW of Saltford station, and 3 miles W of Bath. It has a post office under Saltford (R.S.Q.); money order and telegraph office, Tiverton-on-Avon. Acreage, 1217; population, 369. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £130. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church is Early English, consists of nave and chancel with a tower, and is in good condition. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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.

Civil Registration

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath