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AYLBURTON, a chapelry in the parish of Lydney, and hundred of Bledisloe, in the county of Gloucester, 8 miles to the N.E. of Chepstow. Blakeney is its post town. It is situated about 2 miles from the western bank of the river Severn. The living is a perpetual curacy attached to the vicarage of Lidney, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There are some charitable endowments amounting to £16 per annum.$

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  • Original source material relating to Aylburton, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.

 

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Gazetteers

  • "AYLBURTON, a chapelry in the parish of Lydney, and hundred of Bledisloe, in the county of Gloucester, 8 miles to the N.E. of Chepstow. Blakeney is its post town. It is situated about 2 miles from the western bank of the river Severn. The living is a perpetual curacy attached to the vicarage of Lidney, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There are some charitable endowments amounting to £16 per annum."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

 

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Historical Geography

  • "Civil parish since 1894; previously a tithing of Lydney."
    (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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