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Help and advice for Bream

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Archives and Libraries

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bream area or see them printed on a map.

Description and Travel

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  • "BREAM, (or Breem), a chapelry in the parish of Newland, hundred of St. Briavell's, in the county of Gloucester, 6 miles to the N.W. of Berkeley. Lydney is its post town. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, of the value of £150, in the patronage of the bishop."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

  • "Former chapelry of Newland, ecclesiastical parish formed from Newland and West Dean, 1854."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)

You can see the administrative areas in which Bream has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.