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Help and advice for ARLINGHAM, Gloucestershire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

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ARLINGHAM, Gloucestershire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"ARLINGHAM, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Berkeley, in the county of Gloucester, 7 miles to the N. of Berkeley. It is situated on marshy ground on the river Severn, which surrounds the parish on three sides. There is a fine view of the river from Barrow Hill. The parish contains the hamlets of Milton End and Overton. It is not far from the ferry to Newnham, and the Bristol and Gloucester railway. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £193, in the patronage of John Sayer, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The Wesleyan Methodists have a chapel here. There is a school endowed by Mary Yate, in 1765, with £40 a year; and another endowment, by the same person, of £40, for the benefit of the poor. Arlingham Court is the principal residence."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]