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  Chew Magna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chew Magna (grid reference ST575631) is a village within the Chew Valley in North East Somerset, England.
Chew Magna is also the home of the "Go Zero" project which promotes education for sustainability at all levels in society, and it will seek to conserve and make improvements to the environment in the UK and overseas.
Chew Court, which was originally a bishop's palace, next to the church which was largely rebuilt in 1656, from which a little survives as the Chew Court of today, which includes an Elizabethan doorway with Doric pilasters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chew_Magna   (1579 words)

 Chew Magna Reservoir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chew Magna Reservoir ST565632 is a small reservoir on the western outskirts of the village of Chew Magna, Somerset, England.
This 5 acre reservoir was created in the 1930s, damming Winford brook, to supply water for villages in the Chew Valley.
Chew Magna reservoir provides fly fishing for stocked Brown Trout (Salmo trutta morpha fario) and Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chew_Magna_Reservoir   (140 words)

 Faux (Chew Magna, Som)
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She was born 1888 in Chew Magna, Som, Eng, and died 11 September 1965 in Chew Magna, Som, Eng.
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 Local Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Chew Magna is probably the principle village within the highly acclaimed Chew Valley which is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty located on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills.
The famous 'Chew Valley Lakes' are virtually on its doorstep and are a haven for fishing and sailing.
There are a number of villages and hamlets around the Chew Valley area of which Chew Magna is regarded as its focal point and it is hard to believe that one can be in such a relaxing rural environment yet be so close to the major cities of Bristol and Bath.
www.cjhole-estateagents.co.uk /localinfo/l_chewmagna.html   (238 words)

 Family of William Myner
William may be possibly identified with William Mynard, who took a new grant of a messuage (house) and a fardel of land of old auster in Chew Magna on June 29, 1554, to be held on the lives of himself, his son Thomas and Thomas' wife, Joan (Somerset Record Office DD/S/WH, box 41, court roll).
A William Myner was assessed in a lay subsidy (national tax) collected in 1523 in the tithing of North Elm in Chew Magna and paid 4d.
He was the great-grandfather of "Thomas Mynor" baptized at Chew Magna April 23, 1608, the immigrant of Stonington, New London County, Connecticut who, at times, spelled his name Minor and Miner.
members.cox.net /trm/MynerWilliam.htm   (192 words)

 Chew Magna - Somerset - UK
Chew Magna - Somerset - UK Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
The village is a conservation area which has meant that Chew Magna has retained its character, friendliness and quiet charm.
Chew Magna has an interesting history that provides a backdrop to today's vibrant society...
www.chewmagna.co.uk /aboutchewmagna.asp   (263 words)

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Chew Magna is a fully maintained Primary School serving the beautiful village of Chew Magna and the surrounding area.
During this time various modernisations have taken place, and recent improvements ensure that the school is able to deliver a modern and forward-looking curriculum in pleasant surroundings.
The whole community of Chew Magna Primary School is dedicated to providing a range of inspiring and challenging experiences within a supportive, caring environment.
www.chewmagna.bathnes.sch.uk   (110 words)

 lotusinthemud: Chew Magna: Is this greenest village in Britain?
Chew Magna: Is this greenest village in Britain?
In gently rolling countryside, not far from a tranquil lake, Chew Magna is the quintessential Somerset village.
The meeting is the latest in a string of discussions, proposals and projects that are rapidly turning Chew Magna into one of the greenest places in the UK.
lotusinthemud.typepad.com /sujatin/2006/03/_chew_magna_is_.html   (563 words)

 Sir Edward Baber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The inscription on his tomb at Chew Magna describes Edward as "dutiful, strong of character, knowledgeable of the law, civic minded and among the distinguished."
Catherine died 10 Mar 1600 in Chew Magna, Somerset, England.
She was the widow of Sir William Strachey, 1st Secretary of the Virginia Company whose account of his voyage to Virginia in 1607/08 and the ensuing shipwreck is said to have inspired Shakespeare's "The Tempest".
ourworld.cs.com /JourneysThruTime/catherine_leigh.htm   (238 words)

 Chew Magna Cricket Club, Somerset Cricket League, Village Cricket, South West England UK
The village of Chew Magna is located in the picturesque Chew Valley, approx 8 miles south of Bristol in the south-west of England.
The Club play their home fixtures at the beautiful Chew Court and have two teams competing in the Shrubbery Hotel Somerset Cricket League.
In a rather one sided final Chew Magna CC beat Chew Magna CC over 40`s by 5 wickets with an over and a half to spare.
www.chewmagnacricket.co.uk   (582 words)

 GENUKI: The National Gazetteer (1868) - Chew Magna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It was here that Bishop Hosper, and John Locke, the philosopher, were frequent guests of their friend, John Strachey.
"KNIGHTON SUTTON, a township in the parish of Chew Magna, county Somerset, 6 miles S. of Bristol.
"KNOWLE, a tything in the parish of Chew Magna, county Somerset, 5 miles S. of Bristol.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/SOM/ChewMagna/Gaz1868.html   (355 words)

 Chew Valley - RodSpace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
of the area is the River Chew and the Chew Valley Lake...
Chew Valley Lake (grid reference ST5659) is a large reservoir in the Chew Valley, Somerset, England, and the fifth...
Chew Valley Lake is the biggest inland waterway in the south-west of England and a...
rodspace-swicki.eurekster.com /Chew+Valley   (445 words)

 Chew Magna Information Online - guide and directory for Chew Magna,Avon,UK with tourist information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
If you live and work in Chew Magna, Send your news items to us; whether it is entertainment, sports, business or community related.
If you are looking for accommodation we have UK hotels and Chew Magna bed and breakfasts plus UK cottages and self catering holiday accommodation as well as directories for Camping and Caravan Parks.
Chew Magna Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Chew Magna.
www.britinfo.net /index_Chew_Magna.htm   (566 words)

 BBC - Action Network - Event - Chew Magna GO Zero Day
The Chew Magna activity day is a must for people eager to find out more, with a public debate, talks and lectures, stalls of local produce and a demonstration of pollution-busting bio-diesel or ‘how to run your car on chip fat’.
BBC2’s “Tales from the Green Valley” has given its audience a terrific insight into rural life in the 1600’s and four of the programme’s presenters are coming to Chew Magna on 8 October to share their experiences.
This is just one of the schemes that Go Zero and the people of Chew Magna are investigating in their search for ways to reduce carbon emissions and has already attracted interest from a group of Bristol based Taxi drivers.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/actionnetwork/F1601767?thread=1061541   (1063 words)

 Chew Stoke Forums: The Parish Council’s Response
Chew Stoke already has ample ‘Affordable Housing’ properties within the village to cater for the needs of the community.
Chew Stoke Primary School is the largest primary school within the Chew Valley and one of the most popular.
From our experience it is clear that the reason why so many young families move to Chew Stoke is to take advantage of the exceedingly high standard of education.
www.chew-stoke.cx:8888 /chewforum/forum_posts.asp?TID=110&PN=1   (2298 words)

 River Chew - A brief history
The name 'Chew' is believed to originate in France, with the 'ew' part of the name most likely derived from the French word 'eau', meaning water.
The Chew Valley area is scattered with sites of antiquity such as the stone circles at Stanton Drew, the Wansdkye in the Compton Dando and Publow region and numerous sites of Roman occupation, including those at Keynsham and Chew Stoke.
The river used to be navigable at numerous points from Chew Magna to Keynsham, with horse-drawn barges carrying coal from Chewton Keynsham to Bristol, a journey that reputedly took 5 hours, suggesting that at least one bank of the river was likely to be without trees.
www.riverchew.co.uk /history.htm   (375 words)

 CHEW MAGNA ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Chew Magna and surrounding area.
CHEW MAGNA ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Chew Magna and surrounding area.
Let a good number of agents in Chew Magna know your needs - our 'one e-mail to all Chew Magna Estate Agents' button at the top of the homepage is ideal for this.
Work closely with the estate agents, they have local knowledge of the property market and house prices in Chew Magna.
www.chewmagna-estateagents.co.uk   (1216 words)

 Ask Your Neighbour - Chew Magna - Holidays & Business Travel
Chew Valley Travel is an owner-managed travel company based in Chew Magna, North Somerset.
Chew Valley Travel is a member of Advantage Travel Centers, an association of over 700 offices nationwide and a further 5000 worldwide through the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN).
Because of the vast buying capability of the Advantage Travel Centers, Chew Valley Travel are able to provide the most competitive rates suitable to your travel and accommodation requirements.
www.askyourneighbour.co.uk /laprofile.php?tid=9100&cid=0&uid=5684   (475 words)

 Treehugger: Greenest Village in Britain? Chew Magna goes for zero
It will be if residents of Chew Magna in the South West of England have their way.
They have set up Go Zero, a campaign to reduce the collective environmental footprint of Chew Magna's 1,100 residents.
Chew Magna is the coolest name ever, it sounds bad ass.
www.treehugger.com /files/2006/09/greenest_village.php   (613 words)

 Chew Magna - Family History, Genealogy, Surnames and Local History.
Their daughter, Maria, was born at Chew Magna in 1840, and appears in the 1851 census as part of her uncle's household (Thomas Coles) at Easton in Gordano.
Stephen Vowles was a labourer in Dundry in 1846.His daughter Sarah Vowles married George Bond in Chew Magna in the same year.
According to 1851 census, My gg grandfather William Fowler born 1837 in Chew Magna Somerset was a coal miner living as a lodger in Trevethin Monmouthshire with his brother called Francis Fowler born abt 1830.
www.curiousfox.com /history/somerset_11.html   (1822 words)

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John Chew was a wealthy man when he came to America, being descendent of the Chews of Chew Magna, Chew Court being the manorial mansion, Somerset, England.
Larkin Chew, son of Ruth and Joseph, established Chew Magna, of the palatial homes of the Virginia Colony.
Mary Chew and John Smith had a son, John Smith, who is thought to be the grandfather of George W. Smith, born 1802.
www.geocities.com /currycounty/ltsmyth.htm   (3096 words)

 CVFC ***
Chew Valley FC hope that the relationship will be beneficial to all.
Chew Valley FC Disco on Saturday 19th March at the Chew Stoke Village Hall.
A group from Chew Valley FC plan to be at Old Trafford for the game which takes place on September 28th.
www.chewvalleyfc.co.uk /news.htm   (4605 words)

 Chew Magna Somerset Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
"CHEW MAGNA, (or Bishop's Chew), a parish in the hundred of Chew, in the county of Somerset, 7 miles S. of Bristol.
There are other fine residences, amongst which may be mentioned The Firs and Chew Court.
Here is a reservoir belonging to the Bristol Water Company.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/SOM/ChewMagna/index.html   (315 words)

 Thomas Miner (1608-1690) Family History, page 1
He may be related to John Minere who appears on a Chew Magna manor account roll for the year 1494-5 as paying for grass on 46 acres of meadow or to Joan Minere, a widow, who appears on that roll as paying a tax known as churchscot.
THOMAS MINER of Chew Magna, Somerset, England was born roughly 1530 in Chew Magna, son of William Miner.
He was a tailor and resident of Chew Magna in 1556 at which time it was known as a cloth making town.
alum.wpi.edu /~p_miner/Miner1.html   (4015 words)

 Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
At the end of this stretch the road reverts to single lane and immediately there is a left hand turning sign-posted Chew Magna and Winford.
After approximately 1 mile you will enter Chew Stoke and come to a Tee Junction.
Once you pass the Garage in Chew Stoke turn left and proceed for half a mile until you see the entrance to Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club on the right.
www.chewvalleysailing.org.uk /location/cvm4w.htm   (184 words)

 Ofsted – Reports Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Chew Magna Primary School is a primary school for boys and girls.
The age range of the pupils is 4-11.
Chew Magna Primary School was inspected on 13 Jan 2003.
www.ofsted.gov.uk /reports/index.cfm?fuseaction=summary&id=109062   (211 words)

 Chew Magna Primary School: Home Page
There has been a school here for the past three centuries, although the present buildings have been in use for just over one hundred years.
Children are admitted between the ages of 4 and 11, and there are currently 105 on roll, divided by age into four classes to ensure maximum teacher contact.
At the end of Year 6 most children transfer to Chew Valley Comprehensive School.
beehive.thisisbath.com /default.asp?WCI=SiteHome&ID=6243   (160 words)

During the off-peak between the school runs it is envisaged a cluster of villages will be served in designated areas, concentrating roundly one day per week on each area, though patterns of demand may emerge that will permit some journeys/areas to be served on more than one day.
The third minibus is destined to provide a similar service through the Chew Valley.
Parish Councils are being encouraged to assess which day of the week would be most beneficial to them and villages will then be grouped accordingly.
www.chewmagnapc.co.uk /News.htm   (1239 words)

 Chew Stoke Forums: Public Consultation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Radford's factory has been identified as a brownfield site suitable for residential use in the 2002 Draft Local Plan of Bath and North East Somerset.
The Westbury Consortium (involving Westbury Homes, The Chew Magna Doctors Practice and Roger Dando) exhibited their ideas and plans in the Church Hall, Pilgrims Way on 5th and 6th February 2004.
Over 200 people visited the exhibition and 100 feedback forms were completed.
www.chew-stoke.cx:8888 /chewforum/get_topic.asp?FID=30&TID=110&DIR=P   (289 words)

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