- Original source material relating to Lancaut, and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
- "LANCANT, a chapelry in the parish of Tidenham, county Gloucester, 2 miles
N.E. of Chepstow, its post town. It is situated on a bend of the river Wye,
opposite the grounds of Piercefield. There is no village, only a few
detached houses. From various points a view is obtained of the windings of
the river between Tintern Abbey and Chepstow. The living is a curacy
annexed to the rectory of Wollastone, in the diocese of Gloucester and
Bristol. The chapel-of-ease is dedicated to St. James. The tithes were
commuted in 1810.
[NB: LANCANT in Gazetteer -RL 2003]"
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- "Rectory, united with Highnam since 1922, and with Rudford since
1955. In civil parish of Highnam since 1935."
(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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