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Southam

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

  • "SOUTHAM-WITH-BROCKHAMPTON, a hamlet in the parish of Bishop's-Cleeve, hundred of Cleeve, county Gloucester, 2 miles N.E. of Cheltenham. It is situated near Cleeve Cliff, and its principal attraction is Southam House, built by Sir J. Huddlestone in Henry VII.'s time. The interior contains relics of great antiquity, with portraits of Jane Shore, Edward VI., &c."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

  • "Former tithing of Bishop's Cleeve; civil parish since 1894."
    (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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Maps

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