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- Original source material relating to Bream, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Bream which are provided by:
- "BREAM, (or Breem), a chapelry in the parish of Newland, hundred of St. Briavell's, in the county of Gloucester, 6 miles to the N.W. of Berkeley. Lydney is its post town. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, of the value of £150, in the patronage of the bishop."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- "Former chapelry of Newland, ecclesiastical parish formed from Newland and West Dean, 1854."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
You can see the administrative areas
in which Bream has been placed at times in the past.
Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO600050 (Lat/Lon: 51.742222, -2.580753), Bream which are provided by: