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- Original source material relating to Coleford, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Coleford which are provided by:
- Christchurch is an "ecclesiastical parish formed from extra-parochial area of the Forest of Dean, 1844."
Coleford was a "chapelry of Newland until 1872, united with Staunton since 1922."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
- "In County and Diocese of Glos. A small portion [of Coleford] was previously within Herefordshire, near Welsh Bicknor"
(Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6).
You can see the administrative areas
in which Coleford has been placed at times in the past.
Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO570100 (Lat/Lon: 51.786953, -2.624821), Coleford which are provided by: