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Brimscombe

Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Brimscombe, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Brimscombe area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Brimscombe which are provided by:

Gazetteers

  • "BRIMSCOMBE, (or Brimscombe Port), a chapelry in the parish of Minchinhampton, hundred of Longtree, in the county of Gloucester, 2 miles to the N.E. of Minchinhampton. It is a station on the Gloucester and Cheltenham branch of the Great Western railway. The Thames and Severn canal passes by this place. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the cloth manufacture. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Minchinhampton, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Ecclesiastical parish formed from Minchinhampton and Rodborough, 1840."
    (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 Brimscombe has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO870020 (Lat/Lon: 51.716530, -2.189593), Brimscombe which are provided by: