Godney

GODNEY, a chapelry, in the parish of Meare, union of Wells, hundred of Glaston-Twelve-Hides, E. division of Somerset, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Glastonbury; containing 280 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £55; patrons and impropriators, the Heirs of Peter Davis, Esq. The chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, stands upon the site of a more ancient edifice; it was restored in 1737, by Peter Davis, Esq., Recorder of Wells, and was rebuilt in 1838.

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

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