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Help and advice for Brimscombe

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Archives and Libraries

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Brimscombe area or see them printed on a map.

Description and Travel

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  • "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.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Brimscombe to another place.