- Original source material relating to Brimscombe, and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
- "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]
- "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)
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