Clapton-in-Gordano (St. Michael)

CLAPTON-in-Gordano (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Bedminster, hundred of Portbury, E. division of Somerset, 9¼ miles (W.) from Bristol; containing 138 inhabitants. In this parish are 1066 acres, whereof 169 are common or waste: within its limits is the tything of Clapton-Wick, which belongs to the parish of Portbury, and has a population of 45. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 9. 2., and in the patronage of James Adam Gordon, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £200, and the glebe comprises 43 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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