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Farrington Gurney, Somerset

Historical Description

Farrington Gurney, a parish in Somerset, 1 mile from-Hallatrow station on the G.W.R., and 83- NNE of Wells. It has a post office under Bristol; money order and telegraph office, Paulton. Acreage, 928; population, 562. The manor belonged formerly to the Gourneys, and belongs now to fhe-Duchy of Cornwall. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the-vicarage of Stone-Easton, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. The church is good, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Civil parishChewton Mendip 
Poor Law unionClutton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBS39
Post TownBristol