- Original source material relating to Lydbrook, and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
- "LIDBROOK, a hamlet in the parish of English-Bicknor, hundred of St.
Briavel's, county Gloucester, 4 miles S.W. of Mitcheldean. It is situated
near the river Wye, and has some tin and iron work, said to have been the
first established in the kingdom. There is a place of worship for Baptists.
Coal and timber are brought from the Forest of Dean by tram railways, which
run down to Newnham and Lydney on the Severn."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- "Ecclesiastical parish formed from English Bicknor, Newland,
Ruardean and from townships of East and West Dean, 1852."
(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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