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- Original source material relating to Brookthorpe, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Brookthorpe which are provided by:
- "BROCKTHROP, (or Brookthrop), a parish in the middle division of the hundred of Dudstone, in the county of Gloucester, 4 miles to the S. of Gloucester. It lies at the West foot of the Cotswold hills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, of the value With the perpetual curacy of Whaddon annexed, of £180, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester and J. Pitt, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Swithin."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- "Vicarage, united with Whaddon since 1840. Civil parish united with Whaddon, 1935; renamed Brookthorpe-with-Whaddon, 1956."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO830120 (Lat/Lon: 51.806334, -2.247985), Brookthorpe which are provided by: