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Weston in Gordano, Somerset

Historical Description

Weston-in-Gordano, a parish in Somerset, on the coast, 3 miles NE of Clevedon station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Clevedon; money order and telegraph office, Portishead. Acreage, 736; population, 182. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £70. The church, dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, is of Norman foundation and rebuilt about 1400 in the Perpendicular style.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Ecclesiastical parishWeston-In-Gordano St. Paul 
HundredPortbury 
Poor Law unionBedminster 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weston in Gordano from the following:


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyNorth Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBS20
Post TownBristol