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BLAISDON, a parish in the hundred of Westbury, in the county of Gloucester, 3 miles to the E. of Mitcheldean. Newnham is its post town. A destructive fire occurred in this village in 1699. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, and in the patronage of Mrs. Anna Gordon. The church is dedicated to St. Michael.

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

 

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Gazetteers

  • "BLAISDON, a parish in the hundred of Westbury, in the county of Gloucester, 3 miles to the E. of Mitcheldean. Newnham is its post town. A destructive fire occurred in this village in 1699. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, and in the patronage of Mrs. Anna Gordon. The church is dedicated to St. Michael."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

 

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