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Help and advice for Cinderford

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Archives and Libraries

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

Description and Travel

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  • "CINDERFORD, a parish, village and post town in the liberty of Dean Forest, in the county of Gloucester, 3 miles W. of Newnham. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £750, in the patronage of the crown. The church is dedicated to St. John. The Wesleyans and Baptists have each a place of worship."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cinderford has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.