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Description and Travel

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  • "ROWELL, (or Roel), an extra parochial place in the lower division of Kiftsgate hundred, county Gloucester, 3½ miles S. E. of Winchcombe. At the time of Pope Nicholas's survey this place was a parish, and had a church. It is now attached to Hawling for parochial purposes. The Independents have a place of worship."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Formerly extraparochial; in civil parish of Hawling since 1935. No records found."
    (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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